Brenda Putnam

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Brenda Putnam (1890–1975) Noted American sculptor and author. Born into a well connected family, she was the daughter of Herbert Putnam and granddaughter of George Palmer Putnam.

Her work can be seen at Syracuse University's Carnegie Library.[1]

Putnam's book, The Sculptor's Way: A guide to modelling and sculpture, was first published in 1939 [2] and is still considered a classic on the subject.[citation needed]


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  1. ^ "Brenda Putnam". Smithsonian. Retrieved 26 October 2010. 
  2. ^ Putnam, Brenda, The Sculptor's Way: A guide to modelling and sculpture Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. New York, 1939
  3. ^ Rubenstein, Charlotte Streifer, ‘’American Women Sculptors: A History of Women Working in Three Dimensions’’, G. K. Hall and Co. Boston, 1990 p. 248
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