Artist biography

Henry C. FEHR 1867–1940

Monumental sculptor. Born 4 November 1867 in London. Studied at the R.A. Schools under Brock; won medals and a Scholarship; began exhibiting at the R.A. 1887. Original member of the R.B.S. 1904. His works include the Queen Victoria Memorial, Hull, decorations on the City Hall, Cardiff, and a number of war memorials and portrait busts. In 1898 he made a frieze of coloured bas-relief with scenes from the Wars of the Roses for Wakefield County Hall. Died in London 13 May 1940.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I