Leonid Vladimirovich Sherwood (Russian: Леонид Владимирович Шервуд (28 April 1871 - 28 August 1954) was a Russian sculptor. Sherwood was born in Moscow. He was of English descent, his grandfather Joseph Sherwood having been an English engineer who emigrated to Russia. His father was the architect Vladimir Osipovich Sherwood and his brother was the architect Vladimir Vladimirovich Sherwood. His surname is often transliterated as Shervud.Sherwood was one of the first sculptors to be involved in monumental Soviet sculpture after the revolution and was responsible for many official busts and other monumental statues. He was also the architect of the Swallow's Nest, a decorative castle in the Crimea.Sherwood was educated at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (1886-91) and the Imperial Academy of Arts, St Petersburg (1892-1898). He was a pupil of Vladimir Beklemishev. He was an exchange student in Paris in 1899-1900, where he became a pupil of Rodin. Returning to Russia, he lived in Petrograd and was employed by Vladimir Lenin for monumental sculpture. He taught sculpture at the Academy of Arts in Petrograd.Sherwood was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labour and was made a Distinguished Artist of the RSFSR. He died in Leningrad, aged 83.