Samuel Adolf Cashwan
(1899 - 1988)
Samuel Adolf Cashwan was active/lived in Michigan, North Carolina / Russian Federation. Samuel Cashwan is known for sculptor-mod figure.
Biography Samuel Adolf Cashwan
Samuel Adolph Cashwan
26 Dec. 1899 Born in Cherkassy, near Kiev, Russia.
1906 Family immigrates to NYC.
1914 Begins modeling in clay.
1916 Moves to Detroit, Michigan.
1918 Serves in the US Army being honorably discharged at the
end of WWI.
1918 Earns scholarship to the Architectural League in NYC.
Studies architectural sculpture.
1919 Executes a commissioned monument presented by the US
1923-1927 Earns scholarship to Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. Studies
under Emile Antoine Bourdelle. Travels throughout
France and Italy, studying Romanesque cathedral
1927 Returns to Detroit. Teaches Art at the University of
Michigan while executing several architectura
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