Leonard Craske

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Leonard Craske
Born September 19, 1880
London, England.
Died August 29, 1950(1950-08-29) (aged 69)
Occupation sculptor

Leonard Craske (September 19, 1880 – August 29, 1950)[1] was a sculptor. Craske was born and raised in London, England. After emigrating to the United States and settling in Boston, he became an accomplished sculptor, creating the well-known Gloucester Fisherman's Memorial in Gloucester, Massachusetts, the work for which he is best remembered.[2]

Gloucester Fisherman's Memorial


  1. ^ Gjerde, Arild; Jeroen Heijmans; Bill Mallon; Hilary Evans (January 2013). "Leonard Craske Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics. Sports Reference.com. Retrieved 2013-01-31. 
  2. ^ Duke, Martin (Aug 2009). "Leonard Craske (1878-1950): from medical student to sculptor". J Med Biogr (England) 17 (3): 177–8. doi:10.1258/jmb.2009.009027. ISSN 0967-7720. PMID 19723975.