(1834 - 1899)
Caspar Buberl was active/lived in New York, District Of Columbia. Caspar Buberl is known for commemorative public monuments.
Biography Caspar Buberl
Caspar Buberl (1834 – August 22, 1899) was an American sculptor. He is best known for his Civil War monuments, for the terra cotta relief panels on the Garfield Memorial in Cleveland, Ohio (depicting the various stages of James Garfield's life), and for the 1,200-foot (370 m)-long frieze on the Pension Building in Washington, D.C..
Born in Königsberg, Bohemia, (now Kynšperk nad Ohrí, Czech Republic), Buberl, as a young man studied art in Prague and Vienna before immigrating to the United States in 1854 to train under sculptor Robert Eberhard Launitz. In 1882 Montgomery C. Meigs was chosen to design and construct the new Pension Building, now the National Building Museum, in Washington D. C. and, in doing so, broke away from the
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