Margaret French Cresson

A sculptor, painter, writer, and lecturer, Margaret Cresson (1889-1973) was the daughter of sculptor Daniel French. She was a member of the National Academy of Art and exhibited widely in the eastern states. She studied under Abastenia St. Leger Eberle and George Demetrius, and worked primarily in bronze cast from her clay originals. Her works were exhibited in Paris, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, and other museums and galleries. She was the founder of the Chesterwood Studio Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

Source: “Mantle Fielding’s Dictionary of American Painters and Sculptors”

Photography courtesy Juley Archive: Margaret French Cresson with her bust of Nathalie Osborn


2 responses to “Margaret French Cresson

  1. I have one of Margaret French Cresson’s bronz sculpters works.Unfortunatly I don’t know who the subject is.Could you please tell where I can get a book of her works so I can find out.At the store I purchased this,they could not tell me who the subject was.

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