Loring, Frances, 1887-1968

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Loring, Frances, 1887-1968

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1887 - 1968

History

Frances Norma Loring, sculptor, was born in Wardner, Idaho October 14, 1887. She studied sculpture in Geneva, Munich and Paris 1901-1905. In 1905 at the Art Institute of Chicago, she met Florence Wyle with whom she subsequently shared studios in New York (1909-1912) and Toronto (1912-1966). A member in 1920 of the Ontario Society of Artists, she was a founding member (1928) of the Sculptors' Society of Canada and a chief organizer of the Federation of Canadian Artists and the National Arts Council. Among her best-known public monuments are the lion of the Queen Elizabeth Monument in Toronto (originally near the entrance to the Queen Elizabeth Way) and war memorials at St Stephen, New Brunswick and Cambridge (formerly Galt), Ontario. Frances Loring died in Newmarket, Ontario February 3, 1968.

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Wyle, Florence, 1881-1968 (1881 - 1968)

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AGOAC00125

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Wyle, Florence, 1881-1968 is the associate of Loring, Frances, 1887-1968

Dates of the relationship

1909 - 1966

Description of relationship

Wyle and Loring shared studios in New York (1909-1912) and Toronto (1912-1966).

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Primarily known as a sculptor

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  • English

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