Ivan Graham MITFORD-BARBERTON 
ARCA ARBS FRGS
( 1896 - 1976 )

Born 1896 Somerset East, Cape 
Died 1976 

A sculptor of portraits busts, animals and figures who traveled a lot and it was in Kenya that he found many of his inspirations. Worked in wood, stone, bronze and ivory.

Studies:
1919 - 1922 - Grahamstown School of Art
1923 - 25  - Royal College of Art, London, under Derwent Wood
(1871-1926) and Henry Moore (1898-1986) 

Exhibitions :
Participated in various group exhibitions in SA and Zimbabwe from 1930.
1930 -First of several solo exhibitions in Cape Town, South Africa and Kenya
1948 - Tate Gallery, London, South African Art Exhibition

Represented :
Albany Museum, Grahamstown
Ann Bryant Gallery, East London
Durban Art Gallery
Johannesburg Art Gallery
Nairobi Art Gallery, Kenya
Nottingham Art Gallery, UK
Suid Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns, Pretoria
National Gallery, Cape Town
University of Cape Town
University of Stellenbosch
William Humphreys Art Gallery, Kimberley

Public Commissions :
1820 Settlers Monument, Grahamstown
1935 - Frieze for South African Mutual Building, Darling Street, Cape Town
Provincial Administration Building, Wale Street, Cape Town 
African Homes Trust Building, Cape Town
1968-73 - Jan Smuts statue,  Adderley Street, Cape Town
Statue of Wolraad Woltemade, South African Mutual, Pinelands,  Cape Town 1960 - Four springboks, Springs, Transvaal.

Ivan Mitford-Barberton. Sculptor, autobiography, 1962, HAUM, Cape Town.

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