Jacob Epstein

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Birthday
10, 1880
Birthplace
New York City, NY
DEATH DATE
Aug 19, 1959 (78)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
10, 1880
Birthplace
New York City, NY
DEATH DATE
Aug 19, 1959 (78)

About

American-born British sculptor who was a pioneer of modern sculpture. He sculpted a statue of Jan Smuts in Parliament Square, London,

Before Fame

He worked in a bronze foundry by day and studied drawing and sculptural modelling at night.

Trivia

He was known for controversial works which challenged taboos on what was appropriate for public artwork.

Family Life

He married Margaret Dunlop in 1906.

Associated With

His daughter married painter Lucian Frued.