Alfred Gerrard


Birthday May 7, 1899

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace England

DEATH DATE Jun 13, 1998 (99)

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British modernist artist whose best known sculptures include 1955's Stages in the Development of Man and 1960's The Dance.

Before Fame

He grew up in Hartford, Cheshire with four siblings and served in World War I during his early adulthood years.


He taught at the Slade School of Fine Art for many years and also headed the school's Sculpture Department.

Family Life

His three marriages --- to Katherine Leigh-Pemberton, Nancy Sinclair, and Karen Sinclair -- produced no children.

Associated With

His 1920s sculpture, North Wind, was commissioned by architect Charles Holden to adorn the London Underground Electric Railways Company headquarters.