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Edward Bowring Stephens (1815–1882)
Born in Exeter, the son of James Stephens (1777–1849), a statuary mason
Began his artistic training as a pupil of the Exeter-based draughtsman and landscape painter John Gendall (d.1865), who gave classes at his premises at "Mol's Coffee House". In 1835, aged 20 he moved to London to become a pupil of the sculptor Edward Hodges Baily (1788–1867). In 1836 he was admitted a student of the Royal Academy