(1888 - 1966)
Leo Friedlander was active/lived in New York, District Of Columbia. Leo Friedlander is known for large scale public sculpture-heroic themes.
Biography Leo Friedlander
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Leo Friedlander was born in New York City on July 6, 1888. At the
age of 12, he exhibited at the Art Students League a series of
portraits and life sketches that were considered remarkable for a
person his age. At 14, he became a modeller's apprentice at Klee
Brothers ornamental shop, where for the next six years he did
ornamental modelling for the interiors of the St. Regis Hotel, B.
Altman's, Gorham's and the Bank of Montreal.
In 1908, he went abroad for three years, where he studied art and
anatomy at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Brussells and Paris. In
1912, he was awarded, in competition, his first sculptural commission
by Paul Cret; the sculptured spandrels for the National Memorial Arch
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