Harriet Whitney Frishmuth
(1880 - 1980)
Harriet Whitney Frishmuth was active/lived in New York, Connecticut. Harriet Frishmuth is known for nude female figure sculpture.
Biography Harriet Whitney Frishmuth
The following is from Beth Crader, who knew the artist well for the last two years of her life and describes that time period.
and Ruth (her partner) moved to CT, and after a short period of time
Ruth had to place Harriet in a nursing home. After about a year,
Ruth was forced to sell off pieces of the art to pay for the nursing
home bills. I was physically present when one of the paintings
was taken off the wall to be crated and sent to a buyer.
died in 1980, was cremated, and Ruth carried on for a few years until
she herself died. The last few months of Harriet's life she would
sit and read out loud. If you changed the book on her she would
continue in whatever language the b
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