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JONATHAN SCOTT HARTLEY (1845– )

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Originally appearing in Volume V13, Page 35 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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JONATHAN SCOTT HARTLEY (1845– ), American sculptor, was born at Albany, New York, on the 23rd of September 1845. He was a pupil of E. D. Palmer, New York, and of the schools of the Royal Academy, London; he later studied for a year in Berlin and for a year in Paris. His first important work (1882) was a statue of Miles Morgan, the Puritan, for Springfield, Mass. Among his other works are the Daguerre monument in Washington; " Thomas K. Beecher," Elmira, New York, and " Alfred the Great," Appellate Court House, New York. He devoted himself particularly to the making of portrait busts, in which he attained high rank. In 1881 he became a member of the National Academy of Design.
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