Hamo Thornycroft

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Birthday
9, 1850
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 18, 1925 (75)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
9, 1850
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 18, 1925 (75)

About

British sculptor who created several London landmarks, such as the statue of Oliver Cromwell by the Palace of Westminster.

Before Fame

He studied at the Royal Academy of Arts, learning from the painter-sculptor Frederic Leighton.

Trivia

He was a leading figure in the movement known as the New Sculpture.

Family Life

His father, Thomas, mother Mary, and grandfather John Francis were all successful sculptors.

Associated With

He created a statue of historical figure Oliver Cromwell.