(1855 - 1913)
Louis Amateis was active/lived in District Of Columbia, New York / Italy. Louis Amateis is known for monument and portrait bust sculpture.
Biography Louis Amateis
Founder of the School of Architecture at George Washington University and a noted sculptor, Louis Amateis was from Italy and immigrated to America in 1883. He was born in Turin and studied in Paris in 1878 and in Turin at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts.
In New York, he worked for the architectural firm of McKim, Mead and White, specializing in architectural decoration. He also did work in Texas in the 1890s before he took a professorship in 1893 at George Washington University. He remained there until his retirement and died in West Falls Church, Virginia in 1913.
As a sculptor, he did numerous portrait busts and subjects included President Chester Arthur, Senator James Blaine, and Andrew Carnegie.
He exhibited at the N
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