Sculptor, notably of memorials. Born in London, the son of the sculptor Nathaniel Hitch, he studied at the Royal Academy Schools. Notable among his works are the statue of Captain Matthew Flinders and the Sir Ross Smith memorial, both erected in Adelaide, South Australia (and illustrated in the volume RBS: Modern British Sculpture, published in 1939), a statue of Charles Wesley in Bristol and one of Admiral Horatio Nelson, in Portsmouth. Was a fellow of the RBS. Lived in Hertford, Hertfordshire.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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