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Barnard, George Grey

Born: 1863 AD
Died: 1938 AD, at 74 years of age.

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.





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