biography of Elizabeth HARVEY (1860-1957)

Birth place: Ogden, OH

Death place: Alhambra, CA

Addresses: NYC, 1902-27; Alhambra, CA, 1929

Profession: Sculptor, painter

Studied: received earliest training from Marcus Mote (see entry); Cincinnati Art Acad., with Leutz, Noble, Rebisso; Acad. Julian, Paris with Lefebvre, Constant, Doucet, 1888-90; Delecluse Acad., Paris with Delance and Callot; Jardin des Plantes, with Fremiet.

Exhibited: Paris Salon, 1894, 1895, 1897-99; Paris-Province Expo., 1900 (gold); Paris AAA, 1900 (prize); Pan.-Am. Expo, Buffalo, 1901 (med.); PAFA, 1902-15, 1922-29; St. Louis Expo., 1904 (med.); AIC; Pan.-Pac. Expo., San Franc., 1915 (med.); LACMA, 1930

Member: NSS, 1902; Arch. Lg.; Am. AA of Paris; AFA; All. Artists Am.; Société Nat. des Beaux-Arts, Paris; Laguna Beach AA

Work: MMA; Lion House, New York Zoo; Eaton Mausoleum; New York Zoological Soc.; Am. Numismatic Soc.; Eagles, Victory Arch, NY; Elk for BPOE; Brown Bear Mascot for Brown Univ.; LACMA; Brookgreen Gardens, SC; Cranbrook Mus., Bloomfield Hills, MI; City Mus. MM; St. Louis; Newark Mus.; Cincinnati Mus.; AMNH.

Comments: Specialty: animal sculpture. His wife, Grace, was a photographer (d. 16 Jan. 1924, NYC).

Sources: WW40; Gerdts, Art Across America, vol. 2: 258; Hughes, Artists in California, 242; Fink, American Art at the Nineteenth-Century Paris Salons, 352; Falk, Exh. Record Series.