Mary Tarleton Knollenberg
(1904 - 1992)
Mary Tarleton Knollenberg was active/lived in Connecticut. Mary Knollenberg is known for modernist female form and animal sculpture, stone carving.
Biography Mary Tarleton Knollenberg
"Florence Griswold Museum" by Susan Dunne for Hartford Courant newspaper, December 10, 2014
Mary Knollenberg's work includes horses, busts and faces of her friends and acquaintances, but is dominated by nude female figures in various contemplative poses and stages of joy and sorrow: laying on her back, rising out of the earth, hitting her head against the wall. Her "Madonna and Child" is unusually lively for that subject, with the standing mother hoisting her baby on her shoulders. Her hammered-lead depiction of the "Ondine" lets the cascade of water surround the headless water goddess.
"Mary Knollenberg used art as a means to comes to terms with who she was as a woman," Lansing said. "Her work is a quest for self-defin
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