Frances Norma Loring
(1887 - 1968)
Frances Norma Loring was active/lived in Ontario, New York, Idaho / Canada. Frances Loring is known for corporate and war memorial marble sculpture.
Biography Frances Norma Loring
Frances Norma Loring, sculptor (born 14 October 1887 in Wardner, Idaho; died 5 February 1968 in Newmarket, ON). A member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, founding member of the Sculptors Society of Canada, and one of Canada’s representatives at the 1960 Venice Biennale, Frances Loring was one of Canada’s most prominent sculptors. She was responsible for works such as the lion on the Queen Elizabeth Way Monument (1939) — originally located at the Toronto entrance to the Queen Elizabeth Way and now in the Sir Casimir Gzowski Park in Toronto — and the statue of Robert Borden (1957) on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.
Frances Loring studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Geneva, Switzerland (1901–03), with German sculptor Carl Guttner i
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