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 Chester Beach  (1881 - 1956)

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Lived/Active: New York/California / Italy      Known for: allegorical and mythological figure sculpture, medallist-coins

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Chester Beach
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1881 (San Francisco, California)
- 1956 (Brewster, New York)
New York/California / Italy allegorical and mythological figure sculpture, medallist-coins
Methods
* Direct Carver, Hand Carving
* Medallic Art, Medallions, Medals, Coin Design
* Sculpture, Sculptor

  
Media
* Bronze
* Marble
* Plaster

  
Subjects
* Allegory, Metaphor
* Commemorative, Memorial, Monument
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Genre, Human Activity
* Nude Figure
* Portraits

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* California Before 1940
* Italy Before World War I

  
Art Association
* American Numismatic Society
* National Academy of Design, Elected Member
* National Arts Club, New York
* National Sculpture Society
* Salmagundi Club, New York City
* Society of Medalists

  
Teacher
* Charles Raoul Verlet

  
Schools
* Academie Julian, Student
* Beaux Arts Institute of Design, NYC, Teacher
* California School of Design, Mark Hopkins Institute, Student
* Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, Student
* Grand Central School (Academy) of Art, Teacher

  
Awards/Recognition
* Elizabeth N. Watrous Gold Medal, National Academy of Design
* Helen Foster Barnett Prize, National Academy of Design
* J. Sanford Saltus Prize/Medal, National Academy of Design

  
Chronology
* Early 20th Century Before 1950
* Late 20th Century After 1950

  
Added Description
* Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
* Figure Specialty
* Genre Specialty
* Sculpture Specialty

  
Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century
* MacBeth Gallery, New York City

  
Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International
* AskART Panama Pacific Expo
* Panama Pacific Exhibition of 1915

  
Exhibition of Art Association
* Boston Art Club-
* National Academy of Design-
* National Arts Club
* National Sculpture Society-
* Society of Medalists-

  
Exhibition of Museum
* Art Institute of Chicago
* The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

  
Exhibition of Special Venue
* Armory Show 1913, New York

  
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"TRANSPORTATION" FOR THE 1939 WORLD'S FAIR
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The above Keywords are derived from what AskART has identified from our research for this artist and are intended as an additional tool for information. Sources include books, periodicals, auction records, family members, friends, and professional researchers. AskART has derived Quick Facts as a brief overview; it is not a complete list rather it is a list that is most frequently cited.

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