(1860 - 1935)
Douglas Tilden was active/lived in California. Douglas Tilden is known for sculptor-sports figure, monument.
Biography Douglas Tilden
One of the first, and perhaps the first California-born sculptor to receive recognition outside the United States, Douglas Tilden completed figure works as well as public monuments including the fountain at Bush and Market Streets in San Francisco, the figure of Father Junipero Serra, the Baseball Player in Golden Gate Park and Football Players at UC Berkeley.
Mildred Albronda has written Tilden's definitive biography, Douglas Tilden: The Man and His Legacy, from the access she had to his private papers, which are stored at the Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley. Her interest in Tilden came from her increasing understanding of the problems of deaf persons, when she was a docent at
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