Evans, Rudulph, 1878-1960Alternative names
1878, Feb. 1:
Born, Washington, D.C.
1892- 1894: Student in sculpture, Corcoran School of Art, Washington, D.C.
Student in drawing, Art Student’s League, New York, N.Y.
Student in sculpture, Julian Academy, Paris, France; employed in studio of Denys Peuch
Student in sculpture, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France; employed in the studio of Alexandre Fulgur
Opened a studio in Paris, France, and worked in studios of August Rodin and Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Established a studio in Washington, D.C., associated with architect George Oakey Totten
Married Jane Coleman Wood
Created masque of actress Maude Adams
Completed fountain statuary, “Maiden with Swans,” for home of John D. Rockefeller, Pocantico Hills, N.Y.
Awarded bronze medal, Paris Salon, Paris, France, for female figure entitled, “The Golden Hour”
Created bronze portrait bust of Charles Rich, Jr.
Awarded Watrous gold medal, National Academy of Design, New York, N.Y. Created bronze portrait bust of Frank A. Vanderlip
Completed statue of Robert E. Lee commissioned for the state capitol, Richmond, Va.
Awarded French Cross of the Legion of Honor Created bronze portrait bust of Owen D. Young
Completed statues of William Jennings Bryan and J. Sterling Morton for the National Statuary Hall Collection in the United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Created bronze portrait bust of Bernard Baruch
Created bronze portrait bust of Clarence M. Woolley
Dedicated Thomas Jefferson Memorial statue, Washington, D.C.
1960, Jan. 16:
Died, Arlington, Va.
From the guide to the Rudulph Evans Papers, 1862-2001, (bulk 1925-1960), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
- Creative thinking
- Monuments--Washington (D.C.)
- Sculpture--Washington (D.C.)
- Thomas Jefferson Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
- Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)