Walter Gilbert Wiles
South African (1875 – 1955)
Walter Gilbert Wiles was the second of five sons born to English sculptor Henry Wiles – all of whom were also artists. Wiles was born in England and spent a few years taking art classes in France before moving to South Africa in 1902. In 1911, he moved back to London to further his art education but, after a short stint, returned to South Africa where he became an ostrich farmer. However, the indu

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