Leo Friedlander

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Leo Friedlander
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Born (1888-07-06)July 6, 1888
New York City
Died October 24, 1966(1966-10-24) (aged 78)
Nationality American
Known for Sculpture

Leo Friedlander (July 6, 1888 - October 24, 1966) was an American sculptor, who has made several prominent works. Friedlander studied at the Art Students League in New York City, the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Brussels and Paris, and the American Academy in Rome. He was an assistant to the sculptor Paul Manship and taught at the American Academy in Rome and at New York University, where he headed the sculpture department. He was also president of the National Sculpture Society. In 1936, he was elected into the National Academy of Design as an Associate member, and became a full Academician in 1949.

Friedlander was married to Rhoda Lichter and had two children.

Public works[edit]


  • "Leo Friedlander, A Sculptor, Dies at 78," New York Times, October 25, 1966
  • "Two New York Sculptors Will Design Figures, Symbols of War and Peace, for Lincoln Bridge", New York Times, February 6, 1930
  • "New President Picked By Sculpture Society", New York Times, January 14, 1954
  • Craven, Wayne, Sculpture in America, Thomas Y. Crowell Co, NY, NY 1968
  • Goode, James M., The Outdoor Sculpture of Washington, DC, Smithsonian Press, Washington, DC, 1974


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