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WHITNEY STUDIO
Eight West Eighth Street
New York

Mrs. Harry Payne Whitney, known in art circles as Gertrude V. Whitney, is the eldest daughter of Cornelius and Alice Clay Poole Vanderbilt, and was born in New York City.

Privately tutored and attended Breareley School; studied sculpture under Hendrik Anderson, and James Frazier of New York City, also in Art Student's League, and in Paris under Andrew O'Connor and Rodin.

Among her important works are - 

1 - Three Figure Marble Fountain in 1910 won Gold Medal in San Francisco World Fair.

2 - Aztec Fountain - Pan American Building in Washington.

3 - Titanic Memorial erected in Washington by the survivors of the Titanic Disaster.

4 - Washington Heights War Memorial erected in New York City in 1916.

5 - Buffalo Bill Memorial, erected in 1924 at Cody, Wyoming.

6 - War Memorial - St. Nazaire, France - erected in 1926.

7 - Columbus Memorial, erected in Palo Spain in 1928.
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