(1867 - 1915)
Karl Theodore Francis Bitter was active/lived in New York, New Jersey / Austria, Germany. Karl Bitter is known for sculpture-mansion decoration, public works.
Biography Karl Bitter
Sculptor and architectural designer Karl Theodore Francis Bitter, was born in Vienna, Austria, December 6, 1867, and became a citizen of the United States in 1889. He studied at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts. A classically-oriented sculptor influenced by the revival of interest in the Greeks and Romans, Bitter was extremely successful in his field. He created works for banks, courthouses, office buildings, museums, a state capitol, and churches, including New York City's Trinity Church, where his bronze doors made him famous.
Bitter exhibited in the history-making Armory Show, in New York City, in 1913, but, only two years later, was struck and killed by a car on leaving the Metropolitan Opera.
In 1890-1891, Bitter assisted
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