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 William Rudolph O'Donovan  (1844 - 1920)

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Lived/Active: New York/West Virginia      Known for: portrait bust and bas-relief sculpture, some landscape painting

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1844 (Preston County, Virginia)
 
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1920 (New York City)

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New York/West Virginia

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William Rudolf O'Donovan was an American sculptor, primarily known for portrait busts and bas reliefs of prominent persons including George Washington, a frequent and favorite subject, about whom he published a series of papers on Washington portraits. He lived most of his career in New York City. Between 1871 and 1895, he received many of his commissions through Maurice Power, owner of the National Fine Art Foundry and powerfully connected to the Democratic Party. 

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