Bartlett, Paul Wayland, 1865-1925

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1865-01-24
Death 1925-09-20
Americans

Biographical notes:

Sculptor.

From the description of Papers of Paul Wayland Bartlett, 1881-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131109

American expatriate sculptor.

From the guide to the Paul Bartlett letter to John Shaw Billings (Director of NYPL), 1905, (The New York Public Library. New York Public Library Archives.)

Sculptor and portraitist; Paris, France and Washington, D.C.

Bartlett was born in Connecticut and raised in France where he entered the Ecole des Beaux Arts and also studied under Emmanual Fremiet and Auguste Rodin. His early sculpture focused on animals and his piece "Bear Tamer" was presented to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1891 and exhibited in the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893. After 1895, he produced a number of public monuments, sculptures, and historical portraits including the figures of Columbus and Michelangelo for the Main Reading Room of the Library of Congress, the Lafayette statue presented to France, and the pediment for the House wing of the U.S. Capitol. Bartlett died in Paris of blood poisoning on September 20, 1925.

From the description of Paul Wayland Bartlett papers, 1887-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122600080

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Subjects:

  • Sculpture, Modern--20th century
  • Sculpture, American
  • Art, American
  • Sculptors
  • Architecture
  • Art--American (?)--Reproductions
  • Monuments
  • Sculpture
  • Sculpture, Modern--19th century

Occupations:

  • Artists
  • Sculptors

Places:

  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • France--Paris (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)