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American, 19th century, male.

Active in Springfield (Massachusetts).

Sculptor, medallist.

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Philip Attwood

American medallist of Lithuanian origin. He trained as a seal-engraver under his father and worked as a jewellery engraver and type cutter. In 1890 he went to New York, where he worked as a die engraver of badges, and in 1898 to Paris to study at the Académie Julian and later with ...

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Martine Reid

Native Canadian Haida sculptor, metalworker and painter. He spent much of his adolescence at Kiusta with his maternal uncle Albert Edward Edenshaw, chief of the Haida Eagle clan, acquiring a considerable knowledge of Haida art and mythology. In 1882 the Eagle clan moved north to Masset, where, on the death of his uncle in ...

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 6 December 1876, in Copenhagen, Denmark; died 1935.

Sculptor, medallist.

Victor S. Holm studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, and was a member of the National Society of Sculpture of New York. Many monuments in universities and hospitals, as well as commemorative medals, are attributed to him....

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American, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 25 April 1868, in Salem (Massachusetts); died 1960, in Bethel (Connecticut).

Sculptor, medallist, painter.

Harriet Hyatt Mayor was a student of the sculptor Henry Hudson Kitson and the painter Dennis Miller Bunker at the Cowles Art School in Boston. She was a member of the American Federation of Arts, and won a Silver Medal in Atlanta in ...

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Philip Attwood

Canadian sculptor and medallist. He was trained in medicine and taught physical education at McGill University, Montreal, and from 1904 at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. His life-long interest in physical health and athletics informs his art, in which he was largely self-taught. His monumental works include the ...

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 3 January 1835, in Chesterfield (New Hampshire); died 15 October 1910, in Florence.

Sculptor. Statues, busts, monuments.

Larkin Goldsmith Mead was a student of Henry Kirk Brown from 1853 to 1855, and worked in Florence from 1862. His principal works included the ...

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 11 December 1867, in Norwich (Connecticut); died 18 May 1917, in Boston.

Sculptor, medallist, worker in precious metals.

Bela Lyon Pratt studied under John Ferguson Weir at the Yale School of Fine Arts from the age of 16. He continued his training under Augustus Saint-Gaudens and at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He settled in Boston in ...

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 8 January 1854, in New York; died 8 March 1913, in Cornish.

Sculptor, medallist.

Louis St Gaudens studied at the Académie de Paris and with his brother, Augustus St Gaudens.

New York (Metropolitan Mus. of Art): Pan Playing His Pipes...

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Philip Attwood

American sculptor and medallist of German birth. He was brought up in New York from the age of ten. He was apprenticed as a carver of wood and ivory under F. R. Kaldenberg, also studying at the Cooper Union School and later for five years at the studio of the sculptor ...