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Harriet Whitney Frishmuth

 (1880 - 1980)
Harriet Whitney Frishmuth was active/lived in New York, Connecticut.  Harriet Frishmuth is known for nude female figure sculpture.

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Harriet Whitney Frishmuth


The following is from Beth Crader, who knew the artist well for the last two years of her life and describes that time period.

"Harriet and Ruth (her partner) moved to CT, and after a short period of time Ruth had to place Harriet in a nursing home.  After about a year, Ruth was forced to sell off pieces of the art to pay for the nursing home bills.  I was physically present when one of the paintings was taken off the wall to be crated and sent to a buyer.

Harriet died in 1980, was cremated, and Ruth carried on for a few years until she herself died.  The last few months of Harriet's life she would sit and read out loud.  If you changed the book on her she would continue in whatever language the b  ...  Displaying 750 of 6209 characters.



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About  Harriet Whitney Frishmuth

Born:  1880 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died:   1980 - Waterbury, Connecticut
Known for:  nude female figure sculpture