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JOHN J BOYLE

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 354 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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JOHN J BOYLE. (1851- ), American sculptor, was born in New York City. He studied in the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, and in the Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris. He is particularly successful in the portrayal of Indians. Among his principal works are: " Stone Age," Fairmount Park, Philadelphia; " The Alarm," Lincoln Park, Chicago; and, a third study in primitive culture, the two groups, " The Savage Age " at the Pan-American Exposition of 1901. His work also includes the seated "Franklin," in Philadelphia; and "Bacon" and "Plato" in the Congressional library, Washington, D.C.
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