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- Finding: Source Material in the Archives of American Art
- Sanford and Chapin
Marion Sanford and Cornelia Chapin
Sculptors and friends Marion Sanford and Cornelia Chapin were active during the twentieth century. Chapin was known for her direct carvings of birds and animals and Sanford for her sensitive depictions of women. In the late 1930s Sanford purchased a studio in New York City, which she shared with Chapin until they retired to Connecticut. Various clippings and postcards in their collection were likely compiled by both women and reflect many of their shared interests, from architecture to medallions. One file contains images of famous sculptures by nineteenth- and twentieth-century artists, including works by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Mahonri Young, and Richmond Barthé.