Enid Bland Yandell
(1869 - 1934)
Enid Bland Yandell was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts. Enid Yandell is known for large-scale classical figure sculpture, some watercolor painting.
Biography Enid Bland Yandell
One of the most striking qualities of the sculpture of Enid Yandell is its impressive physical range in sizes. Her statue of Athena (since destroyed), which once stood in front of a reproduction of the Parthenon at the 1897 Tennessee Centennial Exposition in Nashville, was twenty-five feet high at that time the largest figure ever designed by a woman. Yet, she also designed a little silver tankard for the Tiffany Company, on which a fisher boy kisses a mermaid whenever the lid is lifted, and leans toward her over the edge as long as it is closed.
A leading sculptor in New York at the turn of the century, Yandell was born in Louisville, Kentucky. After graduation from the Cincinnati Art Academy, she left the Midwest to study in
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