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Janet de Coux Portrait

Janet de Coux Portrait

Janet de Coux

Born:
Niles, Michigan 1904

Died:
1999

Active in:

  • Gibsonia, Pennsylvania

Photo Caption:
Janet de Coux, Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0119949

Photo Caption:
Janet De Coux with her sculpture Sarah and Abraham, 1930s. Unidentified photographer, from Janet De Coux papers, courtesy Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Luce Artist Biography

Janet de Coux trained with Carol Paul Jennewein in Philadelphia, James Earle Fraser in Connecticut, and Gozo Kawamura in New York, then opened her own studio in 1936. De Coux also worked as a sculpture instructor at the Cranbrook Academy of Art from 1942 to 1945. Her 1963 sculpture of William Penn stands in Memorial Hall of the State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg.