Charles Beacon [also known as Charles Beacon, Jr.] was born in Walworth, Surrey [now London], England on 20 March 1870. He studied at the Royal Academy Schools in London from January 1892 to January 1897, and at the Herkomer Art School in Bushey, Hertfordshire. He worked as a sculptor, primarily of portrait and figure subjects. He exhibited at the Royal Academy in London on nine occasions between 1897 and 1926. He also exhibited at the New Gallery, International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, Royal Institute of Oil Painters and Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours in London; Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts; Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool; and at the Aberdeen Artists' Society. He also participated in the sixth (1899) and tenth (1906) exhibitions of the Arts & Crafts Exhibition Society in London; the British Arts and Crafts Section at the Ghent International Exhibition in 1913, and the exhibition Arts Décoratifs de Grande-Bretagne et d'Irlande at the Palais du Louvre in Paris in 1914.

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