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Edith Burroughs

 (1871 - 1916)
Edith Woodman Burroughs was active/lived in New York.  Edith Burroughs is known for sculptor-portrait, medallion.

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Edith Burroughs


Edith Woodman Burroughs is described by sculptor Lorado Taft as one of the few American sculptors to develop an original style at the beginning of the century. She simplified the forms in her sculpture under the influence of Aristide Maillol, and would probably have gone further in that direction, but her early death abruptly ended her career.

Born in Riverdale, New York, Edith Woodman was already studying at the Art Students League with Augustus Saint-Gaudens and Kenyon Cox at the age of fifteen. At eighteen, she was supporting herself working on figures for churches, and teaching.

In 1893, while in England, she married the painter Bryson Burroughs (later the curator of paintings at New Yorks Metropolitan Museum of Art). She   ...  Displaying 750 of 1895 characters.



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About  Edith Burroughs

Born:  1871 - Riverdale, New York
Died:   1916 - Flushing, New York
Known for:  sculptor-portrait, medallion