William Silver Frith

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William Silver Frith (1850–1924) was a British sculptor.

Frith graduated from the Lambeth School of Art and the Royal Academy Schools, and became assistant to Jules Dalou. By 1880 Frith had succeeded Dalou as master at the newly formed South London Technical Art School (which replaced Lambeth School of Art and is now called City and Guilds of London Art School). There he became a guiding force to several of the figures in the New Sculpture school, including F. W. Pomeroy, C. J. Allen, and George Frampton.

In his own work he was primarily an architectural sculptor, often with architect Sir Aston Webb.

His work includes:

One of the pair of ornamental lamppost-sculptures at the portico front entrance of Two Temple Place, designed by Frith.


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