Jo Davidson

Jo Davidson, Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0001438
Name
Jo Davidson
Born
New York, New York 1883
Died
Tours, France 1952
Active in
  • Paris, France
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Artist Biography

Portrait sculptor, whose raison d'être was to sculpt the significant personalities of the 20th century. His work included naturalistic bronzes of Woodrow Wilson, Herbert Hoover, Fiorello La Guardia, Gertrude Stein, Anatole France, Mahatma Gandhi, Rudyard Kipling and Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Joan Stahl American Artists in Photographic Portraits from the Peter A. Juley & Son Collection (Washington, D.C. and Mineola, New York: National Museum of American Art and Dover Publications, Inc., 1995)