According to the Mapping Sculpture site, Wheatley, a sculptor and teacher active between 1892 and the beginning of the firsst World War, “on March 26th, 1920, was noted as 'certified in lunatic asylum' in RA nominations book.” Philip Ward-Jackson also tells us that he was "an assistant to Thomas Brock, whose earlier training in Paris had included a spell in the studio of the symbolist painter [Edmond] Aman-Jean" (221).
“Oliver Wheatley.” Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951. University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII. Web. 9 junio 2011.
Ward-Jackson, Philip. Public Sculpture of the City of London. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2003.
28 August 2011