Frishmuth, Harriet Whitney, 1880-1980

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Harriet W. Frishmuth (1880-1980) was an American sculptor. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on September 17, 1880, she studied art in Paris under Rodin and Injalbert, in Berlin under Euchteitz and at the Art Students' League under Borglum and McNeil, where she was awarded the St. Gaudens first prize. Her work has been exhibited at the National Academy of Design, the Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, the Salon in Paris, the San Francisco Exposition (1939-1940) and the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors.

Frishmuth received several awards from the National Academy of Design, a prize from the Grand Central Art Galleries, an honorable mention from the San Francisco Exposition and the Joan of Arc Silver Medal from the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors.

From the guide to the Harriet Whitney Frishmuth Papers, 1924-1977, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

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creatorOf FRISHMUTH, HARRIET W. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Frishmuth, Harriet Whitney, 1880-1980. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Frishmuth, Harriet Whitney, 1880-1980 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Frank L. Hohmann Collection on Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, 1937-2006, 2001-2006 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Frishmuth, Harriet Whitney, 1880-1980. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Baltimore Museum of Art Library & Archives
referencedIn Brookgreen Garden photographs. College of Charleston, Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
creatorOf Harriet Whitney Frishmuth Papers, 1924-1977 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
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associatedWith Allied Architects of Los Angeles. corporateBody
associatedWith Grand Central Art Galleries. corporateBody
associatedWith Hohmann, Frank L. person
associatedWith National Academy of Design (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith National Sculpture Society (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith New York World's Fair, 1939-1940 corporateBody
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Women artists--United States
Sculpture, American
Art--Sculpture
Women sculptors--United States
Art, American
Art, American--20th century
Sculptors--United States
Sculpture, American--20th century
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Birth 1880-09-17

Death 1980

Americans

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