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Harriet Whitney Frishmuth

(American, 1880–1980)

Biography

Timeline

1880
Born: Philadelphia, PA
1903 - 1910
Studied briefly with Rodin at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, for two years with Euchtriz in Berlin, and at the Art Students League of New York
1910
Began to receive commissions for the Gorham Manufacturing Co. and the New York County Medical Society
1917 - 1945
Joined a group of female artists called ‘The Philadelphia Ten.’ to promote opportunities for women who were having a difficult time exhibiting their work in a male-dominated society
1925
Elected an Associate Member of the National Academy of Design
1980
Died: Waterbury, CT

Exhibitions

2001
Small Bronzes by Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980), Kennedy Museum of Art, Athens, OH

Public Collections

The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
National Academy Museum, New York, NY
Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA
Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA