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Public Statues and Sculpture Association

Jonathan Wylder (b. 1957)

Sculptor, born in Salisbury, Wilts. Wylder began as a painter, turning to sculpture only in his thirties. His main interest is the human form, modelling in clay for casting in bronze. His public commissions include a statue of Robert Grosvenor, First Marquis of Westminster, 1998, and a bust of the architect E.G. Basevi, 2000, both Belgrave Square, London; The Mermaid, 2008, Royal Yacht Squadron, Jubilee Haven, Cowes, Isle of Wight; and a statue of Tony ‘Bomber’ Brown, 2014, West Bromwich Albion Football Club.

Bibliography: T. Cavanagh, Public Sculpture of Kensington and Chelsea with Westminster South-West, Watford, 2023, pp. 271–73; The Wykeham Gallery – Jonathan Wylder; Jonathan Wylder website.

Terry Cavanagh November 2022