David Wynne

May 25, 1926 – September 4, 2014

David Wynne OBE was a British sculptor of figures, animals and portraits.

Born in Lyndhurst, Hampshire, son of Commander Charles Edward Wynne and Millicent (née Beyts), he was educated at Stowe School and then served in the Royal Navy during World War II and read Zoology at Trinity College, Cambridge, taking up sculpture professionally in 1950. He married Gillian Grant, daughter of the writer Joan Grant, in 1959 and had two sons, Ed and Roly Wynne of Ozric Tentacles.

He was awarded the OBE in 1994.