Wyle, Florence, 1881-1968

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Wyle, Florence, 1881-1968

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1881 - 1968

History

Florence Wyle, sculptor, was born in Trenton, Illinois November 24, 1881. While studying at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1905, she met Frances Loring, with whom she later moved to New York. Loring moved to Canada in 1912, where Wyle joined her the following year. They each produced a considerable body of work in their studio, a converted church, in Toronto. A member of the Ontario Society of Artists (1920), Wyle was the first woman sculptor to become a full member of the Royal Canadian Academy. She was also a published writer (Poems, 1958). Among her public sculptures is the relief of Edith Cavell on the grounds of the Toronto General Hospital. Florence Wyle died in Newmarket, Ontario January 13, 1968. Loring & Wyle’s works are in the collections of the Art Gallery of Ontario, the National Gallery of Canada and the Canadian War Museum and in several public and private buildings in Ontario.

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Loring, Frances, 1887-1968 (1887 - 1968)

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AGOAC00126

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

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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