|Name||Frishmuth, Harriet Whitney|
Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: Waterbury, Connecticut
Harriet Frishmuth was born in Philadelphia, September 17, 1880 and was educated at schools in Philadelphia, Paris, and Dresden. In 1900, she went to Paris to study under Rodin, Gaugier, and Injalbert. Later she studied in Berlin and under H.A. MacNeil and G. Borglum at the Art Student's League, New York. She was elected a member of the National Sculpture Society in 1914 and the National Academy of Design, New York, in 1929. "The Vine" was awarded the Shaw Memorial Prize in 1923. She died in January, 1980.
"The Vine," 1923, bronze by Harriet Whitney Frishmuth. Rear of base, directly below the right upturned foot, incised: HARRIET W FRISHMUTH / C Rear of base, below proper left foot, incised: Gorham Co. Founders