Gilbert Bayes lived here



Gilbert Bayes lived here

Selfridges clock holding sculptor lived and died here.

Location: 4 Greville Place, St Johns Wood, London

Description: While living here sculptor Gilbert Bayes (1872–1953) was at the height of his career and completed some of his best-known works, including Queen of Time (1931), the female figure which supports the great clock on the Oxford Street façade of London’s famous department store, Selfridges.

Bayes also lovingly introduced his sculptures as decorative additions to his home, although many of these have since been stolen, some remain.

An embellishment above a side window and a solitary statue, Great Pan (1929), in the rear garden act as a reminder of the creative environment in which Bayes lived and worked.

A blue plaque was unveiled here in 2007.


Themes: SculptureSculpture Theme  ArtArt Theme
Ranking This Month: 2217/2729
Pages Hit This Month: 48
Link to This Page: http://www.shadyoldlady.com/location/9

Gilbert Bayes lived here

Selfridges clock holding sculptor lived and died here.


The Shady Old Lady points out that you can drag this map using mouse. Or visit our full massive map.


Got something to add? Write it 'ere:
Name:     Email:
Your email will ONLY be used once, to confirm the publication of your comments. We value your contribution and privacy.

Anti-spam Security: Please enter this code:
Other places nearby...

The Faraday Memorial», 4.7km

Sir Hugh Myddelton's Statue», 4.7km

History of Golden Square», 2.7km

Statues & Plaques in the Mall», 3.3km

Sam the Cat», 3.0km

The Elfin Oak», 225km

Swede Wallenberg's Statue», 1.6km

The Pavlova Statue», 3.3km

Zimbabwe House: Falling Penis», 3.2km

Cleopatra's Needle», 3.4km