biografía de Cyrus Edwin DALLIN (1861-1944)

Lugar de nacimiento: Springville, UT

Direcciones: Arlington Heights, MA

Profesión: Sculptor, teacher, writer

Estudios: T.H. Bartlett, in Boston, 1884; Académie Julian, Paris, with Chapu, Dampt, 1888-90.

Exposiciones: Boston AC, 1885-95, 1902-06; Am. Artists Assn., NY, 1888 (gold); Paris Salon, 1890 (prize), 1897-99, 1909 (medal); Columbian Expo, Chicago, 1893 (medal); Masschusetts Charitable Mechanics Assn.,1895 (medal); PAFA, 1900-15; Paris Expo, 1900 (medal); Pan-Am. Expo, Buffalo,1901 (medal); AIC, 1902, 1912, 1916; St. Louis Expo, 1904 (gold); Pan-Pacific Expo, San Francisco, 1915 (gold).

Asociaciones: ANA, 1912; NA, 1930; NSS, 1893; Arch. Lg.; AC Phila., 1895; Boston AC; St. Botolph Club, 1900; AAAL; Royal Soc. Artists, London; Boston GA; Boston SS; AFA.

Obra: BMFA; Medicine Man," 1899, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia; "Signal of Peace," 1890, Lincoln Park, Chicago; LOC; Salt Lake City; Syracuse, NY; Arlington, MA; Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO; Cleveland Sch. Art; Plymouth, MA; Provincetown, MA; Storrow Mem., Lincoln, MA; Brookline, MA. "

Comentarios: Specialist in sculpture (primarily bronzes) of the American Indian. Dallin's "Appeal to the Great Spirit," at BMFA, is perhaps his most famous Indian sculpture. Son of a covered-wagon pioneer and born in a log cabin, he was sent to Boston and also to Paris to learn to sculpt. While in Paris he executed a statue of Lafayette, which was presented to the city by the people of America. Positions: teacher, Drexel Inst., Philadelphia; Massachusetts State Normal Art School, Boston. Father of Arthur Dallin.

Fuentes: WW40; P&H Samuels, 121-22 (report death date of 1943); Baigell, Dictionary (puts death date at 1844); Fink, American Art at the Nineteenth-Century Paris Salons, 334; Falk, Exh. Record Series.

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