Born in Kansas City, MO on Feb. 10, 1883, Maud Daggett came to California with her family as a child. Shortly after the turn of the century, she studied at the Art Institute of Chicago with Lorado Taft and then at Pasadena's Throop Institute before traveling to Rome and Paris for three years of further study.
Upon her return to Pasadena in 1911, she fulfilled many commissions including medallions, fountains, and garden figures of children.
Daggett died in Pasadena on Sept. 24, 1941.
Alaska-Yukon Expo (Seattle), 1909;
Paris Salon, 1911;
California Art Club, 1914-33;
California Panama Expo (San Diego), 1915;
Panama Pacific International Exposition, 1915;
Sculptors Guild of South
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"American Art Annual
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