Our most famous sculptor arrived in South Africa as a prisoner of war yet chose to remain. Trained as an artist in Italy, from 1959 Villa produced the majority of his works in his studio on this property. In 1968, three years after marrying Claire Zafirakos, the couple moved into their new home, this distinctive house, designed by their friend, architect Ian McLennan. Edoardo Villa died here in 2011 aged 95.
73 4th Rd, Kew