Sculptor. Born in Cheltenham, he attended the Royal Academy Schools, where he won the Landseer Scholarship. From 1910 he exhibited at the RA, also at the RSA, in Scotland, the provinces and abroad. Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery owns his work. King, who specialised in portrait sculpture, in 1954 won the gold medal of the RBS, of which he was president, 1949–54. A sculptor in the classical tradition, King is represented by several examples of his work in the volume RBS: Modern British Sculpture, 1939. Lived in Ventnor, Isle of Wight.

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

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