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Exhibition of Sculpture by Gutzon Borglum and Solon Borglum

The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
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Exhibition of Sculpture by Gutzon Borglum and Solon Borglum

March 1917

 

Gutzon Borglum

Born in California in 1867. Pupil of San Francisco Art Association and Julien Academy, Paris. Special Gold Medal, Western Art Association. Member of Societe Nationale des Beaux Arts, Paris. Gold Medal, St. Louis World’s Fair, 1904, etc. A sculptor with varied abilities whose works show tempestous strength balanced with gentleness, poetic feeling and idealism.

  • Head of Lincoln
  • Lincoln, Seated Figure
  • Mares of Diomedes, a Fragment
  • General Sheridan
  • Bolivar
  • Ruskin
  • Phyllis
  • Woman’s Mask, I have piped unto you
  • Man’s Mask, I have piped unto you

 

Solon Borglum

Born in Ogden, Utah, 1868. Pupil of his brother and the Art Academy of Cincinnati, under Rebisso; later of Fremiet, in Paris. Honorable mention Solon Paris, 1899. Silver medals, Paris Exposition, 1900. Gold Medal St. Louis World’s Fair, 1904. Member of the National Sculpture Society. An artist at heart and practically grown up from childhood in the cowboy’s saddle. A forceful exponent of western life in American sculpture.

  • Prospector
  • Blizzard
  • On the Trail
  • Bucking Bronco
  • Paul
  • Franklin
  • Monica
  • Blizzard
  • Schieren Memorial, The Gentle Closing of two Lives
  • Man
  • Earth
  • Sorrow on the Plains
  • Washington - 1753
  • Waters
  • God’s Command to Retreat
  • Notre Esclave
  • Just Born
  • Tamed