Batten, Mark Wilfrid

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Batten, Mark Wilfrid Gender: M
Mark Wilfrid Batten
born on 21 July 1905 at 00:15 (= 12:15 AM )
Place Kirkcaldy, Scotland, 56n07, 3w10
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 27°33' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 18°46 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 06°08'


Scottish artist, primarily known for his work in sculpture although he began his career as a painter. He began sculpting in granite in 1927. His work of nudes at first caused a brouhaha. In 1950 he had an exhibit at the Paris Salon which conveyed on him a gold medal

He married Elsie Thorneloe in 1933 and they had one child, a daughter named Griselda. In 1961 Elsie was murdered while working in a London antique shop.

Batten was President of the Royal Society of Sculptors from 1956-1961.

He died January 4, 1993, age 87.


  • Family trauma 1961 (wife found murdered)
  • Death of Mate 1961

Source Notes

Steinbrecher Collection: Paul Wright quotes birth certificate


  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter, sculptor)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs
  • Family : Relationship : Stress - Traumatic event
  • Family : Relationship : Widowed
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One daugher)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs