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Ivor Roberts-Jones

(1913-1996), Sculptor

Artist of 4 portraits
Ivor Roberts-Jones studied at Goldsmiths and the Royal Academy of Arts in the 1930s, afterwards making his career as a portrait sculptor. His first full-scale commission was a memorial to Augustus John (1967). This work brought him to prominence and led to his election as an associate of the Royal Academy. He became a full member in 1973. Roberts-Jones was Head of the Sculpture Department at Goldsmiths' College from 1964 until 1978. He is best known for his monument to Winston Churchill in Parliament Square.

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Yehudi Menuhin, by Ivor Roberts-Jones - NPG 5530

Yehudi Menuhin

by Ivor Roberts-Jones
bronze head, 1967
NPG 5530

George Thomas, Viscount Tonypandy, by Ivor Roberts-Jones - NPG 5554

George Thomas, Viscount Tonypandy

by Ivor Roberts-Jones
bronze head, exhibited 1982
NPG 5554

Sir Geraint Llewellyn Evans, by Ivor Roberts-Jones - NPG 5742

Sir Geraint Llewellyn Evans

by Ivor Roberts-Jones
bronze bust, circa 1984
NPG 5742

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