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Frances Kent Lamont papers, 1909-1970

Frances Kent Lamont papers, 1909-1970

Lamont, Frances Kent, 1899-1975

Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 0.6 linear ft.

Summary: 2 letters from Carl Milles; 5 letters from Boardman Robinson; photograph with Mark Twain in Bermuda, ca.1909; awards; one notebook; signed and unsigned sketches; photographs of work; clippings and catalogs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor; studied as a pupil of Solon Borglum and Mahonri Young. Examples of her art are her war memorials, such as one she created for the wars of America in New Canaan, Conn. and also one for the Spanish-American war in New Rochelle, N.Y. She exhibited internationally as well as locally, including shows at the Salon des Tuileries, Paris, 1937-1939, the Whitney, New York, 1941-1951. She was a member of the National Sculpture Society.

Provenance

Donor is the artist's sister.

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Frances Kent Lamont papers, 1909-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.