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Frederick William MacMonnies

 (1863 - 1937)
Frederick William MacMonnies was active/lived in New York / France.  Frederick MacMonnies is known for classical religious and mythology sculpture, monuments, painting.

Frederick William MacMonnies

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A sculptor of classical figures, American-born Frederick MacMonnies had fame in the United States and Europe in the later half of the 19th century and early 20th century. He occasionally returned to America but lived most of his life as in expatriate in France.  He was especially known for his lithe bronze figures, especially ones titled Diana. The classical names of these figures allowed him the appearance of propriety but gave him the opportunity to model svelte nudes. 

Frederick MacMonnies was one of the first American sculptors to recognize the potential market of the middle class. He copyrighted his works and then contracted with foundries to mass produce some of his figures such as Diana i  ...  Displaying 750 of 8553 characters.

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About  Frederick William MacMonnies

Born:  1863 - Brooklyn, New York
Died:   1937 - New York City
Known for:  classical religious and mythology sculpture, monuments, painting