Artist biography

William McMILLAN b. 1887

Figure and monumental sculptor. Born 31 August 1887 in Aberdeen. Studied at Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen, and the R.C.A. under Lantéri 1908–12. Exhibited at the R.A. from 1917; A.R.A. 1925, R.A. 1935, Master of the R.A. Sculpture School 1929–40. Designed war memorials at Aberdeen and Manchester 1918; other works include statues of George V at Calcutta, George VI in The Mall, and Raleigh in Whitehall.

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