Sculptor and medallist working in a variety of materials, born in London, educated at Highgate Grammar School. Was married to the artist Eileen May Wyon and his father was the medallist Allan Wyon. Studied at Royal Academy Schools under Hamo Thornycroft, winning several medals. Became a member of the Art Workers’ Guild and was elected a fellow of the RBS. Exhibited extensively at RA and RMS, also at RSA, RHA, Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts and at Paris Salon. His works, which often have a religious theme, are in a number of public collections. Wyon completed the carving East Wind in the late 1920s for the head offices of the Underground Railway (later London Transport) at 55 Broadway, Westminster. Was vicar for about 20 years in Newlyn, Cornwall, from the mid-1930s, having taken holy orders in 1933, in his final years living near Cambridge at Great Shelford, dying in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, his wife surviving him.

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

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