- Charles Wheeler (sculptor)
- for others with the same name see Charles Wheeler
Wheeler was born in Staffordshire and raised in Wolverhampton. In 1912 he won a scholarship to the Royal College of Art where he studied under Edouard Lanteri. For World War I Wheeler was classified as unfit for active service and instead modeled artificial limbs for war amputees.
He came to specialize in portraits and architectural sculpture and in London there are examples of his work from the mid 1930s through the mid-1970s. He became RA in 1940 and PRA in 1956. In 1968 he wrote his autobiography High Relief.
- 20-foot bronze doors and a major program of sculptures, including the "Lothbury Ladies" and the gilded finial figure of Ariel for the Bank of England, with architect Sir Herbert Baker, 1922-1945
- Fountain and memorial plates for Blackmoor Cloisters (War Memorial) by Sir Herbert Baker.
- sculptures for Rhodes House, Oxford, with Baker, 1927
- sculptures for India House, Aldwych, with Baker, 1928-1930
- sculptures for South Africa House with Baker, 1934
- the western fountain figures in Trafalgar Square, 1948
- allegorical figures of the Seven Seas at the Tower Hill Memorial
- the statue of Wulfruna outside St. Peter's Collegiate Church, Wolverhampton
- the monumental Earth and Water figures for the Ministry of Defence in Whitehall
- Public Sculpture of the City of London, by Philip Ward-Jackson
- Works by Charles Wheeler in the collection the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
- 'Sir Charles Thomas Wheeler PRA, KCVO, CBE', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951
Honorary titles Preceded by
Sir Albert Richardson
President of the Royal Academy
Sir Thomas Monnington
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