1921 - 1968

Eric Lee Winters was born at 8 Argyle Road, Tottenham, London on 21 January 1921, son of Leonard Hill Winters (7 January 1897-5 January 1971), a mason and sculptor, and his wife Olga Beatrice née Lee (9 May 1899-1970), who married at Edmonton, London in 1920 and both died at Lavenham, Suffolk. One of a generation of sculptors in the Winters’ family, learning sculpture from his father and in 1939 a junior sculptor living at 28 Pole Hill Road, Chingford, Essex with his parents. A British sculptor whose work was part of the sculpture event in the art competition at the 1948 Summer Olympics and one of the founding members of the Society of Portrait Sculptors. Eric studied at St. Martins School of Art and was awarded an open scholarship to attend the Royal Academy Sculpture School in 1939 only resuming his studies after the Second World War 1947-1952. He won numerous prizes including a scholarship for a study trip to France. He specialised in portrait busts including prominent sports personalities and exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1962 from Lavenham in Suffolk and fashioned the figures of St Peter and St Paul over the porch at Lavenham Church. Eric Lee Winters died at Kensington, London in 1968.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 28 Pole Hill Road, Chingford, London E4
1949 1273 Doreen - head
from 8 Pole Hill Road, Chingford, London E4
1950 1365 Thomas Bevan - head
1953 1301 Michelle - head
1955 1308 Doreen - head
1957 1470 Fighting Fish - alabaster
1959 1458 Estelle - head
         1480 Michelle - head
1961 1368 Mary Millar Watt - bronze head
from Molet House, Lavenham, Suffolk
1962 1139 Mrs B Walton’s ‘Dellfield’ – bronze
1191 Danny Blanchflower - bronze
1963 1320 Cynthia - head
1965 1457 Estelle – head ciment fondu
1562 Rosemary – head bronze
1966 928 Judith Norrington – plaster
964 Ian Norrington – plaster
1192 Lysbeth – plaster

Works by This Artist