Sir Jacob Epstein KBE

Died aged c. 79

Sir Jacob Epstein KBE (10 November 1880 – 19 August 1959) was a British sculptor who helped pioneer modern sculpture. He was born in the United States, and moved to Europe in 1902, becoming a British citizen in 1911. He often produced controversial works which challenged taboos on what was appropriate subject matter for public artworks. He also made paintings and drawings, and often exhibited his work.

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Commemorated on 3 plaques

Sir Jacob Epstein (1880 -1959) Sculptor, lived in this house 1933-1950

50 Baldwins Hill, Loughton, United Kingdom where they lived

Studio, site of Sir Jacob Epstein sculptor 1929-1959

24 Queens Gate Mews, London, United Kingdom where they had his studio

The house of Sir Jacob Epstein Sculptor lived and died here 1929-1959

18 Hyde Park Gate, SW7, London, United Kingdom where they lived (1929-1959) and died (1959)