George Brewster (sculptor)

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Independent Man (1899-1900), atop Rhode Island State House.
Soldiers and Sailors Monument (dedicated 1920), Plymouth, Pennsylvania.

George Thomas Brewster (1862–1943) was an American sculptor and architectural sculptor, known for his portraits and war memorials. Brewster also taught modeling at Cooper Union beginning 1900; Art Students League of New York beginning 1886; and Rhode Island School of Design, between 1893 and 1894.


George Brewster studied at the Massachusetts State Normal Art School in Boston, and then spent three years in Paris as a student at the Ecole des Beaux Arts. Among his teachers were Augustin Dumont and Antonin Mercie.[1]

Selected Works[edit]

Vicksburg National Military Park, Vicksburg, Mississippi[2][edit]