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CALLENDER, Bessie Stough (1889 - 1951), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CALLENDER, Bessie Stough (1889 - 1951), Sculptor

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American, 20th century, female.

Active also active in England.

Born 1889, near Wichita (Kansas); died 1951, in New York.

Sculptor. Animals.

After studying in New York, Bessie Callender went to Paris in 1926 where she studied under Bourdelle and the animal sculptor Georges Hibert for three years. She went on to exhibit animal sculptures at the Salon d'Automne and the Salon des Artistes Indépendants in Paris.

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