Harry Dickinson Thrasher
(1883 - 1918)
Harry Dickinson Thrasher was active/lived in New Hampshire / France. Harry Thrasher is known for commemorative and figural sculpture.
Biography Harry Dickinson Thrasher
Harry Thrasher was a sculptor born in Plainfield, New Hampshire where
he had ties to artist members of the Cornish Colony including
illustrator Maxfield Parrish and sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens.
Thrasher studied with St. Gaudens and then from 1911 to 1914 studied on
a scholarship to the American Academy in Rome, where Saint-Gaudens had
been a founding member.
Thrasher was a member of the National Sculpture Society and the Society
of Mural Painters. His work can be viewed at the Metropolitan
Museum of Art in New York City.
At the onset of World War I, Parrish wrote the Secretary of the Army
recommending Thrasher for the Camouflage Corps, thinking that artists
would serve well in that unit
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