Brenda Putnam

Brenda Putnam, Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0002081
Name
Brenda Putnam
born Minneapolis, MN 1890-died Concord, NH 1975
Active in
  • New York, New York
Nationalities
U.S. States
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Luce Artist Biography

Brenda Putnam studied art at the Boston Museum School of Art from 1905 until 1907. She also studied in Florence, Italy, and worked as a Works Progress Administration artist in the 1930s. In 1946, Congress commissioned Putnam to design a gold medal for World War II chief of naval operations, Admiral Ernest J. King.

Works by This Artist

copyright 1941, issued 1942
bronze