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Renee Prahar papers, 1912-1938

Renee Prahar papers, 1912-1938

Prahar, Renee, 1880-1962


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 linear ft.

Summary: An award; a few letters; writings; printed material and photographs relating to Prahar's work as a sculptor, and to a lesser degree, her work as a stage actress.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor, actress; New York, N.Y. Renee (Irene) Prahar was a stage actress with the Richard Mansfield Co. before studying sculpture in Paris with Bourdelle, Malliol, Rodin and at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. She worked in marble, metal, and wood, and designed complete room decorations for wealthy New Yorkers and portrait busts of many famous people of the period.


Donated 1991 by the Connecticut College Archives through Catherine Phinizy.

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Renee Prahar papers, 1912-1938. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.