Chester Beach

born San Francisco, CA 1881-died Brewster, NY 1956
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Chester Beach, © Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0001249
San Francisco, California, United States
Brewster, New York, United States
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  • New York, New York, United States
  • American

Chester Beach worked in New York, Paris, and San Francisco, and his marble sculpture The Unveiling of the Dawn appeared in New York’s groundbreaking Armory Show in 1913. Beach designed coins and created sculptures in bronze and marble. He also taught sculpture at the Richmond Hill Settlement House in Queens, New York, from 1910 to 1922.