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Solon Borglum

 (1868 - 1922)
Solon Hannibal Borglum was active/lived in Connecticut, New York.  Solon Borglum is known for western sculpture, animal sketches.

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Solon Borglum

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The Town of Prescott Valley and Prescott Area Art Trust proudly present the art of Solon H. Borglum.

Solon Hannibal Borglum was born December 22, 1868, in Ogden, Utah.  His parents were Danish immigrants who settled in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1869.  Solon grew up on a farm with a great love for horses and outdoor life, as depicted in his later art. As a young adult, Solon managed his father's 6,000 acre-ranch in Nebraska, but eventually followed his dreams and attended the Cincinnati Art Academy.  He sold enough sculptures during this time to finance further study in Paris. While in France, he gained recognition as "le Sculpteur de la Prairie" (the sculptor of the prairie) by realistically portraying horses, c  ...  Displaying 750 of 9011 characters.



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About  Solon Borglum

Born:  1868 - Ogden, Utah
Died:   1922 - Stamford, Connecticut
Known for:  western sculpture, animal sketches