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Guide to the Albert Stewart Photograph Collection
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The Albert Stewart Photograph Collection contains drawings and photographs of sculptures created by Albert Stewart, which document his career as one of America’s foremost modern sculptors. His sculptures adorn the interiors and exteriors of numerous museums, government institutions, memorials, churches, schools, and universities throughout California. The collection covers the years 1930 to 1965, with the bulk of the material ranging from 1933 to 1935.
Albert Stewart (1900-1965), one of America’s foremost modern sculptors was born in Kensington, England, and immigrated to the United States with his grandfather at the age of eight (his mother died at his birth). During the First World War he served in the Canadian Royal Air Force, after which he returned to New York City and pursued his art studies at the Beaux Arts Institute of Design and the Arts Students League, wile also filling in for the staff cartoonist at the Herald Tribune. In New York he studied under both Frederick MacMonnies and his mentor Paul Manship, for whom he later became a chief assistant (1925-1930).
Property rights reside with Scripps College. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact Ella Strong Denison Library staff.
This collection is open for research with permission from Ella Strong Denison Library staff.