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Barnard, George Grey

Born: 1863 AD
Died: 1938 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Artists

1863 – George Grey Barnard was born 24th May in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania.

He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago.

1883-1887 – He worked in P. T. Cavelier’s atelier at Paris while he attended the Ecole des Beaux-Arts.

1885 – His first masterpiece is "The Boy".

1910 – Love & Labor;The Unbroken Law, Capitol Building, Harrisburg, PAA strong Rodin influence is evident in his early work.

1912 – He completed several figures for the new state capitol at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

1917 – A colossal statue of Abraham Lincoln, was the subject of heated controversy because of its rough-hewn features and slouching stance.

    – The first casting is in Cincinnati, Ohio.

1938 – Barnard died 24th of April because of heart attack.