biography of Emil FUCHS (1866-1929)

Birth place: Vienna, Austria

Death place: NYC (suicide)

Addresses: NYC

Profession: Sculptor, etcher, medalist, painter, educator

Studied: Imperial Acad. FA, Tilgner, in Vienna; Shaper, in Berlin.

Exhibited: Munich, 1896 (gold), 1916, 1923; PAFA, 1917-18, 1923, 1927.

Member: NSS; Arch. Lg.; All. Artists Am.

Work: MMA; Cleveland Mus.; Numismatic Soc. Mus.; Brit. Mus., Victoria & Albert Mus., London; Walker Art Gal., Liverpool; mem. to Prince Christian Victor, Royal Chapel, Windsor; memorials, Sandringham, Balmoral, Rumsey Cathedral; LOC.

Comments: Designer: postage stamp and coronation medal for reign of King Edward VII, Hudson-Fulton Commemoration Medal. Positions: teacher, Royal Acad., in London, Paris, Berlin, Munich, Vienna & Rome. Author: Brush and Chisel (autobiography, 1925).

Sources: WW27; Falk, Exh. Record Series; add'l info. courtesy D. Wayne Johnson, Litchfield, CT