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Name  David Wynne
Role  Writer

Died  September 4, 2014
Education  Stowe School
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David Wynne OBE (25 May 1926 – 4 September 2014) was a British sculptor of figures, animals and portraits.

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Born in Lyndhurst, Hampshire, son of Commander Charles Edward Wynne and Millicent (née Beyts), he was educated at Stowe School and then served in the Royal Navy during World War II and read Zoology at Trinity College, Cambridge, taking up sculpture professionally in 1950. He married Gillian Grant, daughter of the writer Joan Grant, in 1959 and had two sons, Ed and Roly Wynne of Ozric Tentacles.

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He was awarded the OBE in 1994.

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Works

Wynne's sculptures include:

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  • Bird Fountains (1967) – Ambassador College, Pasadena, California
  • Blessed Virgin Mary (2000) – Ely Cathedral
  • The Breath of Life Column (1962) – location unknown (was Hammersmith)
  • Boy with a Dolphin (1974) – Cheyne Walk
  • Christ and Mary Magdalene (1963) – Ely Cathedral and Magdalen College, Oxford
  • Cresta Rider (1985) – Saint Moritz
  • Dancer with a Bird (1975) – Cadogan Square Gardens
  • The Dancers (1971) – Cadogan Square Gardens
  • Embracing Lovers (1973) – Guildhall, London
  • Fire Figure (1963) – Lewis's, Hanley, Staffordshire
  • Five Swimmers Fountain (1980) – Staines
  • Fred Perry (1984) – Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Club, Southfields, London
  • Gaia and Tresco Children (1990) – Tresco Abbey Gardens
  • Girl on a Horse – Donald M. Kendall Sculpture Gardens, Purchase, New York
  • Girl with a Dolphin (1973) – by Tower Bridge
  • Girl with Doves (1970) – Cadogan Place (South) Garden
  • Goddess of the Woods (1991) – Highgrove House
  • Gorilla (1961) – Crystal Palace Park
  • Grizzly Bear – Donald M. Kendall Sculpture Gardens, Purchase, New York
  • Leaping Salmon (1980) – Kingston upon Thames
  • The Messenger (1981) – Sutton, London
  • Queen Elizabeth Gate (1992) – Hyde Park Corner
  • Risen Christ and Seraphim (1985) – Wells Cathedral
  • River God Tyne (1968) – Newcastle Civic Centre
  • Swans in Flight (1968) – Swans In Flight, Armstrong Auditorium, Edmond, Oklahoma
  • Teamwork (1958) – for Taylor Woodrow headquarters, London
  • UK 50 Pence Coin (1973) – Commemoration of the United Kingdom joining the European Economic Community

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    Portraits include:

  • ((His holiness Maharishi Mahesh Yogi )) (1962)
  • Charles, Prince of Wales (1970)
  • Joan Baez (1965)
  • John Gielgud (1962) – Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Oskar Kokoschka (1965) – Tate
  • Queen Elizabeth II
  • The Beatles (1964)
  • Thomas Beecham (1956) – Royal Festival Hall, National Portrait Gallery, London, etc.
  • Yehudi Menuhin (1963)
  • References

    David Wynne (sculptor) Wikipedia


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