Harriet Whitney Frishmuth

Harriet Whitney Frishmuth

Birth
Death 17 Sep 1980 (aged 100)
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section 9 Lot 81
Memorial ID 20490985 · View Source
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American sculptor. Designed Berwind monument in Laurel Hill Cemetery.

Harriet Whitney Frishmuth received extensive art training in the United States and abroad. As a child she moved to Paris and Dresden where they lived for eight years. There, she studied under renowned sculptor Auguste Rodin. Her career took off upon her return to the United States as she began to study at the Art Students League and exhibited her work at the National Academy of Design and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Frishmuth was a member of a group of women sculptors and painters who referred to themselves as "The Philadelphia Ten."


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  • Created by: GettysBern
  • Added: 17 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20490985
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (Jan 1880–17 Sep 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20490985, citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by GettysBern (contributor 1478862) .