Carl Augustus Heber

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Carl Augustus Heber (April 15, 1874 or 1875[1] –1956) was an American sculptor noted for his public monuments.

Heber was born in Stuttgart, Germany and at a young age moved to Dundee, Illinois.[2] He moved to Chicago where he studied at the Art Institute of Chicago with Lorado Taft.[3] He continued his studies in Paris at the Académie Julian and the École des Beaux-Arts before returning to the United States. He eventually settled in New York City and many of his works can be found in New York state.

Heber was a member of the National Sculpture Society and exhibited at their 1923 exhibit.[4]

Selected works[edit]

Heber's works include:[5]

  • Spirit of Industry and Spirit of Commerce granite reliefs on the Manhattan Bridge, New York, New York, 1909-1914

References[edit]

  1. ^ McGlauflin, Alice Coe, editor, "Who’s Who in American Art", The American Federation of Arts, Inc., Washington D.C., 1937
  2. ^ Taft, Lorado, "The History of American Sculpture", The Macmillan Company, New York, 1925, p. 555-556
  3. ^ National Sculpture Society, "Exhibition of American Sculpture Catalogue", National Sculpture Society, NY 1923 p.97
  4. ^ National Sculpture Society, "Exhibition of American Sculpture Catalogue", National Sculpture Society, NY 1923 p. 96
  5. ^ http://siris-artinventories.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=H3188B7011091.107157&profile=ariall&uri=link=3100006~!203315~!3100001~!3100002&aspect=Browse&menu=search&ri=1&source=~!siartinventories&term=Heber%2C+Carl+Augustus%2C+1874%2F75-1956%2C+sculptor.&index=AUTHOR