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J Stanley Connor

 (Born 1860)
J. Stanley Connor was active/lived in New York / Italy.  J Connor is known for allegorical, literary and religious sculpture.

Biography   J. Stanley Connor


A sculptor who stirred excitement with his studio work in Florence, Italy in the 1880s, J. Stanley Connor then dropped from getting much more public attention.  Of him it was written in 1883 by American author and traveler C. Edwards Lester that "Connor's career had auspicious beginnings, yet nothing further of the sculptor has surfaced since its publication."

Connor, a New York City native, traveled to Florence at age eighteen, set up his studio and undertook marble carving of works with allegorical, literary, religious and mythology subjects such as Morning Glory, a personification of childhood; Mephistopheles, the satanic character from Goethe's opera Faust; and Cain, the Biblical figure, which is   ...  Displaying 750 of 1278 characters.

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