Paul Manship

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Birthday
24, 1885
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Jan 28, 1966 (80)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
24, 1885
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Jan 28, 1966 (80)

About

Prominent American sculptor who combined Greek, Roman, and Indian art into his own, decorative style.

Before Fame

He decided to become a professional sculptor at the age of fifteen; after high school, he enrolled at the Art Students League in New York City.

Trivia

He created the famous "Prometheus" statue that graces New York's Rockefeller Plaza. Another of his sculptures "Girl with a Duck" stands in Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia.

Family Life

He was one of seven children born to Charles H. Manship, a St. Paul Gas Company employee, and his wife Mary Etta.

Associated With

He sculpted statues and busts of such notable figures as President Theodore Roosevelt and poet Robert Frost.