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Scudder, Janet (1873 - 1940), sculptor

Jennifer Wingate

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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American sculptor, active also in France. Scudder developed a lively style influenced by antique and Renaissance statuary as well as by the animated figurative work of Frederick William Macmonnies. The carefree spirit of her sculpture suited the tastes of wealthy Americans who ordered her bronzes for the grounds of their country estates, and her fountains helped garden sculpture achieve a new level of prestige. She had one of the most successful careers

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