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A tribute to the life and work of Brian Torode

Category Archives: Sculptors

‘This little gem of a church’

Originally posted on Theodor Kern, Painter :
Googling Theodor Kern’s name yesterday, I came across a work by the artist that I’d never seen before. In his biography of Kern, Karl…

April 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thomas Meyrick and his Fonts

To download Richard Barton’s essay entitled, ‘Thomas Meyrick and his Fonts,’ please press the link below: With thanks to Julian Orbach for kindly supplying the photographs

December 2, 2019 · 3 Comments

William Drinkwater Gough

To download this essay by Michael Dummer about William Drinkwater Gough, entitled ‘The Search for St Alphege’s Sculptor – The Carvings at St Alphege’s Church, Oldfield Park, Bath,’ please press the … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Brown Family – Carvers of the Caryatides

In 2003 Brian Torode was invited to research the relationship between two families of Brown who lived in Tivoli, Cheltenham, one being the carvers of the Caryatides of Montpellier. To … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Philip Lindsey Clark

To download these notes on the work of Philip Lindsey Clark, collated by Brian Torode and Richard Barton, please press the link below:

August 14, 2014 · 6 Comments

R. L. Boulton, A. B. Wall, W. H. Best and James Ovens – ecclesiastical stone-carvers

Here you will find references and notes concerning four firms of ecclesiastical stone carvers. The largest of these was the firm of R. L. Boulton & Sons of Cheltenham who … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · 7 Comments