James Earle Fraser

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Birthday
4, 1876
Birthplace
Winona, MN
Death Date
Oct 11, 1953 (76)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
4, 1876
Birthplace
Winona, MN
Death Date
Oct 11, 1953 (76)

About

American sculptor who was one of the most prominent of the first half of the 20th century. He made iconic work that was essential to many Washington, DC structures.

Before Fame

He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the École des Beaux-Arts.

Trivia

His best known works include two heroic bronze equestrian statues called The Arts of Peace.

Family Life

He married Laura Gardin Fraser.

Associated With

He created a statue of Benjamin Franklin.