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PALLISER, Herbert William

Herbert William Palliser (1883-1963) was a sculptor, born in Northallerton, Yorkshire. After time as a pupil with an architect in Harrogate, he studied at Central School of Arts and Crafts, 1906–11, then with J Havard Thomas at the Slade School of Fine Art, 1911–14. Taught at Royal College of Art. Showed at RA, NEAC, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, and Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts. His commissions included the Calcutta War Memorial, 1924; Cobra Fountain, New Delhi, 1932; and Roosevelt Memorial, Westminster Abbey, 1946. Palliser was a fellow of the RBS. Examples of his work are illustrated in Arthur T Broadbent’s Sculpture Today in Great Britain 1940–1943, and in Eric Newton’s British Sculpture 1944–1946. He was married to the painter Jane Moncur and lived in London.


Playful Dog £275

Plaster maquette, signed to base and dated 1949. Measures 17.5cm high. Provenance: The artist’s granddaughter. See artist’s listing for more images.