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Alfred Drury

(1856—1944) sculptor


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British sculptor, mainly of portraits and monuments, but also of the kind of literary or symbolic figures typical of the New Sculpture. His work includes a good deal of public sculpture in London, for example decorative figures in stone on the facade of the Victoria and Albert Museum (1905–7), four colossal bronze figures for Vauxhall Bridge (1909), and the bronze statue of Sir Joshua Reynolds in the courtyard in front of the Royal Academy (1931). His son PaulDrury (1903–87) was an engraver.

From A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art in Oxford Reference.

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