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Chester Beach

 (1881 - 1956)
Chester Beach was active/lived in New York, California / Italy.  Chester Beach is known for allegorical and mythological figure sculpture, medallist-coins.

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Chester Beach


Chester Beach, born in 1881 in San Francisco, was an academic sculptor of the figure in both bronze and marble, and he also designed coins.  Characteristic works include The Glint of the Sea, a bronze of a nude young woman with arms raised; and the bronzes The Fountain of Waters, Sun Drawing the Waters, and Earth Receiving the Waters, in an outdoor setting at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio. Beach worked on Earth and Sun in Rome, Italy in 1929.

Beach exhibited his twenty-six inch high, The Unveiling of Dawn, at the historic 1913 Armory Show on Lexington Avenue in New York City.  A Rodinesque sculpture of a male nude embracing the amorphous form of dawn hazily emerging from the ma  ...  Displaying 750 of 3242 characters.



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About  Chester Beach

Born:  1881 - San Francisco, California
Died:   1956 - Brewster, New York
Known for:  allegorical and mythological figure sculpture, medallist-coins