Edward William Wyon 1811 - 1885


Edward William Wyon (bap. 1811, d. 1885), studied at the Royal Academy Schools from 1829, and became a celebrated sculptor, exhibiting at the Royal Academy regularly from 1831 to 1876. Among his commissions were works intended for reproduction by Wedgwood and numerous portrait busts. He executed reliefs for Drapers' Hall, London (1866), and two caryatids for the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1874).