(1858 - 1927)
Philip Martiny was active/lived in New York / France. Philip Martiny is known for sculpture, architectural decoration.
Biography Philip Martiny
Born in Alsace-Lorraine, now France, Philip Martiny settled in New York and became a sculptor of figures, portraits, and commemorative pieces including the doors of St. Bartholomew's Church in New York City, the President McKinley monument in Springfield, Massachusetts, and the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Jersey City. He also did the Abingdon Square Memorial, an over life-size "doughboy" figure of a World War I soldier for Greenwich Village in New York, and marble carvings for the balustrade of the Library of Congress.
Martiny was regarded as a beaux-arts sculptor because of his classical training he received in Paris where one of his teachers was sculptor Augustus Saint Gaudens.
He was a member of the Nat
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