William Grant Stevenson ARSA, RSA
Active: 1868 - 1916
Country of birth and death: Scotland
Studied at Edinburgh College of Art and RSA Life Class, as Sculptor. Executed large statues, portrait busts, statuettes of animal life. Younger brother of DW Stevenson, RSA. Died, Edinburgh.
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Sir William Wallace
Bringing Home the Deer
Model of Twenty-Point Stag Killed by Lord Burton
True till Death
Baillie Nicol Jarvie
Address Albert Institute Studios Shandwick Place Edinburgh | View on map
1878 (Circa) - 1885 (Circa)
Exhibitions, Meetings, Awards and other Events
Exhibited at First Exhibition of the Society of Scottish Artists, 1892
Exhibited at Aberdeen Artists' Society Exhibition of Works of Modern Artists, 1885
'Sir William Wallace'
Exhibited at Aberdeen Artists' Society Exhibition of Works of Modern Artists, 1886
'Bringing Home the Deer'
Exhibited at Aberdeen Artists' Society Exhibition of Works of Modern Artists, 1893
Exhibited at Aberdeen Artists' Society Exhibition of Works of Modern Artists, 1894
Exhibited at Aberdeen Artists' Society Exhibition of Works of Modern Artists, 1902
Exhibited at Aberdeen Artists' Society Exhibition of Works of Modern Artists, 1906
Exhibited at Aberdeen Artists' Society Exhibition of Works of Modern Artists, 1908
Exhibited at Royal Academy of Art: The Exhibition of Scottish Art, 1939
Exhibited at The Royal Scottish Academy Exhibition, 1826-
1868 - 1943
Exhibited at the annual exhibition 54 times
Exhibited at Liverpool autumn exhibition of modern pictures: the fifth (Free Public Library and Museum, Liverpool), 1875
The Pet Lamb (cat. no. 1094, terracotta group, £30).
Exhibited at Autumn exhibition of modern pictures in oil and water-colours: the twenty-fifth (Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool), 1895
Startled (cat. no. 1325, bronze, £45).
Exhibited at International Exhibition, Glasgow, 1901
Taught The Royal Scottish Academy Life School
1887 - 1901
Institutional and Business Connections
Elected ARSA The Royal Scottish Academy
Elected RSA The Royal Scottish Academy
Member of Royal Society of British Sculptors
1906 - 1907
Was eleected member but, failing to respond to notice of such from the society, was removed from list of members [18 February 1907, Royal Society of British Sculptors: Minutes of Council Meetings, Vol.I].
Studied at The Edinburgh College of Art
1903 (Circa) - 1905 (Circa)
Personal and Professional Connections
Nominator of Archibald Macfarlane Shannan
Nominator of Louis Reid Deuchars
Robert Gemmell Hutchison RSA (1855-1936) proposed Deuchars for ARSA in 1914 and William Grant Stevenson seconded the nomination. [Information from the RSA Archives submitted by Louise Boreham.]
Sister/sibling of David Watson Stevenson
Descriptions of Practice
Listed under Sculptors Edinburgh & Leith Post Office Directory 1900-1901
p. 743 Listed under Sculptors
Aberdeen Artists' Society. Twelfth Exhibition of Works of Modern Masters, 1906
Edinburgh & Leith Post Office Directory 1900-1901
p. 743 Listed under Sculptors
Royal Society of British Sculptors. Minutes of Council Meetings No. 1, 1905-1913
19 May 1913
18 February 1907.
Citing this record
'William Grant Stevenson ARSA, RSA', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011 [http://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/person.php?id=msib6_1208876016, accessed 19 Jan 2017]