(1871 - 1922)
Henry Merwin Shrady was active/lived in New York. Henry Shrady is known for wildlife, monument and Indian figure sculpture.
Biography Henry Shrady
Henry Merwin Shrady (1871-1922)
It has been said that Henry Merwin Shrady created some of the finest bronze wildlife and Indian sculptures of the American West. Shrady also attained considerable notoriety for his masterwork, Appomattox Memorial Monument to General Ulysses S. Grant in Washington, D.C., which he devoted twenty-two years to producing.
Henry Shady was born in New York City, the son of a surgeon. He had no formal art instruction; rather he studied law at Columbia University. Shrady was prevented by illness from practicing the law he studied at Columbia, and entered the match business in 1900, failing miserably. The same year, at twenty-nine, he began sketching and paintin
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