Frederick Ruckstull

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Birthday
22, 1853
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 26, 1942 (89)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
22, 1853
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 26, 1942 (89)

About

French-born American sculptor and art critic who created the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, Wisdom, and Force.

Before Fame

He worked for years as a toy store clerk to save enough to study in Paris.

Trivia

His work Evening won the grand medal for sculpture at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.

Family Life

He married in 1896 and had a son.

Associated With

He and Georges Braque are both well known sculptors from France.