Artist biography

Stephen M. WIENS 1871–1956

Portrait painter and sculptor, a grandson of the German poet Ferdinand Freiligrath. Born 26 February 1871 in London. Educated partly in Germany; studied at the R.A. Schools from 1890. Exhibited at the R.A. from 1893. Changed his name from Siegfried to Stephen in 1920. Died in Worthing 25 June 1956.

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