John Russell Pope
(1874 - 1937)
John Russell Pope was active/lived in New York. John Pope is known for architecture, teaching.
Biography John Russell Pope
The son of portraitist John Pope (1821-1880), John Russell Pope became a distinguished architect who is said to perhaps be "the architect most responsible for carrying the Beaux Arts Style* of the classical revival period into 20th Century America.
Commissions included the Baltimore Museum of Art, Frick Collection in New York City, additions to the British and Tate Museums in London, and in Washington DC for the National Archives, National Gallery of Art and the Jefferson Memorial. His assistants on the National Gallery and Jefferson Memorial were his partners, Otto Eggers and Daniel Higgins, and they finished work on those projects after Pope's death.
Pope was also a professor of architecture, teaching at Columbia Univ
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