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Edward McCartan Portrait

Edward McCartan

Albany, New York 1879

New Rochelle, New York 1947

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  • New York, New York

Photo Caption:
Edward McCartan is standing in the bottom row, first on the left. Photograph courtesy Group of artists Peter A. Juley & Son. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Luce Artist Biography

Edward McCartan studied at the Pratt Institute and Art Students League in New York City, at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and the American Academy in Rome. He opened his studio in Manhattan in 1924 and by the following year was elected as a fellow of the National Academy of Design. McCartan favored mythological themes, and his sculptures appear on the Helmsley Building in New York City and the Eugene Field Memorial in Chicago.