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Harry Dickinson Thrasher

 (1883 - 1918)
Harry Dickinson Thrasher was active/lived in New Hampshire / France.  Harry Thrasher is known for commemorative and figural sculpture.

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Harry Dickinson Thrasher


Harry Thrasher was a sculptor born in Plainfield, New Hampshire where he had ties to artist members of the Cornish Colony including illustrator Maxfield Parrish and sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens.  Thrasher studied with St. Gaudens and then from 1911 to 1914 studied on a scholarship to the American Academy in Rome, where Saint-Gaudens had been a founding member. 

Thrasher was a member of the National Sculpture Society and the Society of Mural Painters.  His work can be viewed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

At the onset of World War I, Parrish wrote the Secretary of the Army recommending Thrasher for the Camouflage Corps, thinking that artists would serve well in that unit   ...  Displaying 750 of 2487 characters.



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About  Harry Dickinson Thrasher

Born:  1883 - Plainfield, New Hampshire
Died:   1918 - France
Known for:  commemorative and figural sculpture