John Hutchison (sculptor)
He was born in Laurieston, in north-west Edinburgh.
He exhibited in the Royal Scottish Academy from 1862 until 1902. He acted as Librarian to the RSA from 1877- 1886 and as Honorary Treasurer from 1886 – 1907.
He studied at the Edinburgh School of Applied Art 1894-5, when already an established sculptor.
His sculpture yard stood at 3 Torphicen Place in Edinburgh's West End, and he lived with his family in a large Victorian flat at 19 Manor Place, slightly to the north of his studio.
He died in Edinburgh and is buried in Grange Cemetery, in the northern half of its SE section, alongside his wife Margaret Ballantine (1839-1875).
His daughter Henrietta (1871-1933) married Andrew Paterson Melville and became a Justice of the Peace.
- Bust of Lawrence Macdonald, Scottish National Portrait Gallery (1860)
- Bust of Robert Scott Lauder, Scottish National Portrait Gallery (1861)
- Pasquccia, A Roman Contadina, Scottish National Portrait Gallery (1870)
- Angel of the Resurrection, Greyfriars Kirk (1870)
- Monument to Robert Scott Lauder in Warriston Cemetery (1870)
- Tablet to Dr William Glover, Greenside Church, Royal Terrace (1871)
- Monument to David Allan in Old Calton Burial Ground (1874)
- Recarving on the grave of William Carstaires (d.1727), Greyfriars Kirkyard (1876)
- Statue of Adam Black in Princes Street Gardens (1877)
- Statue of Robert the Bruce on Lochmaben High Street, Dumfries & Galloway (1879)
- Monument to George Paul Chalmers, Dean Cemetery (1880)
- Figures amongst the final 32 added to the Scott Monument (1882)
- Bust of Sir James Falshaw, Lord Provost of Edinburgh (1882)
- Bust of Charles Wyville Thomson, Playfair Library, Edinburgh University (1883)
- Bust to William Robertson, Greyfriars Kirk (1883)
- Bust to William Lindsay Alexander, in Augustine Congregational Church, George IV Bridge (1885)
- Gilded figure of Youth, crowning the huge dome on Old College (1887)
- Bust of Sir Douglas Maclagan, Playfair Library, Edinburgh University (1887)
- Head of Sir John Clerk Brodie on his grave in Dean Cemetery (1888)
- Contribution of figures on the Scottish National Portrait Gallery (1893)
- Bronze statue of John Knox, central quadrangle, New College (1895)
- Marble bust of Sir Walter Scott (copying Sir Francis Chantrey’s bust in Abbotsford House for Poets’ Corner in Westminster Abbey (1897))
- "The Character Statues".
- Edinburgh and Leith Post Office Directory 1900-1901
- Buildings of Scotland: Edinburgh by Gifford McWilliam and Walker
- Dictionary of Scottish Sculptors