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Henry Charles Fehr was born in Forest Hill, Kent, England on 4 November 1867 and was the son of Henry Charles Fehr (1835-?), a Swiss-born merchant. By 1881 he had moved with his family to Leyton in Essex. From 1886 to 1889 he attended the Royal Academy Schools in London where he won several awards, including the Armitage Scholarship. He subsequently worked as an architectural and monumental sculptor. After graduating from the RA Schools he was employed as an assistant in the studio of the sculptor and medallist Sir Thomas Brock (1847-1922). In 1894 he established own studio studio at 8 The Avenues, 76 Fulham Road, London where he remained until the early 1900s when he moved to 6 The Avenue, 76 Fulham Road, London, which was to be his studio until the late 1930s.

Text source: Arts + Architecture Profiles from Art History Research net (AHRnet)

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