Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Herbert Adams

 (1858 - 1945)
Herbert Samuel Adams was active/lived in New York, New Hampshire.  Herbert Adams is known for marble portrait female sculpture, medallic art.

Herbert Adams

A leading sculptor of the Renaissance Revival movement, Herbert Adams was born in Concord, Vermont at a time when American sculptors were turning away from antiquities to modern subjects and methods.

He studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and was a student at the Ecole des Beaux Arts* in Paris during the period when American artists were turning away from copying antiquities to more creative, lively surface modeling.  He earned honorable mentions in the Paris Salon* of 1888 and 1889 as well as many other medals at American expositions and exhibitions.  He was a member of the National Academy of Design*, which he also served as President.

He did numerous frontal busts of attractive women in vaguely h  ...  Displaying 750 of 5784 characters.

Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

•  Access to full biographies
•  Every Friday (in the U.S.)
    Learn more ...

About  Herbert Adams

Born:  1858 - Concord, Vermon
Died:   1945 - New York City
Known for:  marble portrait female sculpture, medallic art