Frederick Cleveland Hibbard
(1881 - 1950)
Frederick Cleveland Hibbard was active/lived in Illinois, Missouri. Frederick Hibbard is known for sculptor-portrait-figure-monument.
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Biography Frederick Cleveland Hibbard
Born in Canton, Missouri, Frederick HIbbard became a prominent sculptor of public works in Chicago, Illinois. His studio was at 923 East 60th Street, next door to the former Midway Studios that sculptor Loredo Taft set up in the late 1920s.
Hibbard studied at Culver-Stockton Christian College in Canton, and at the State University of Missouri. Then he went to Chicago to the Armour Institute, but his interest in sculpture led him to change his enrollment to the Art Institute. With the backing and encouragement of Taft, he started his own studio, and one of his earliest commissions was the statue of Chicago mayor, Carter Harrison for Union Park in 1907. Other works in Chicago are the Eagle fountains in the Congr
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