Albany, New York 1879
New Rochelle, New York 1947
- New York, New York
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.