Enid Yandell (1869-1934) / Renowned Woman Sculptor Historical

Enid Yandell (1869-1934) / Renowned Woman Sculptor Historical (HM1X54)

Location: Louisville, KY 40205 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 14.145', W 85° 42.221'

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Enid Yandell (1869-1934)
Challenged the role of women in the art world as a renowned sculptor. Born 1869 in Louisville and graduated Cinn. Art Acad. in 1899. Gained prominence sculpting caryatids for Woman's Building at 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. In 1897, the Tennessee Centennial Exposition chose her to sculpt a 25' Athena in Nashville.
Presented by Ky. Foundation for Women and Enid: Generations of Women Sculptors.

Renowned Woman Sculptor

Enid Yandell established studios in N.Y. and Paris. Studied with Rodin and MacMonnies. Inducted into National Sculpture Society in 1899 as one of first women members. She founded Branstock summer art school in Edgartown, Mass. Two noted works in Louisville: Daniel Boone Monument and Hogan's Fountain. Buried in Cave Hill Cem.
Presented by families of David Yandell Wood and Ian Yandell Henderson.
HM NumberHM1X54
Year Placed2004
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Monday, March 6th, 2017 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 613450 N 4232766
Decimal Degrees38.23575000, -85.70368333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 14.145', W 85° 42.221'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 14' 8.7" N, 85° 42' 13.26" W
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Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1471-1499 Cherokee Rd, Louisville KY 40205, US
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