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EDWARD EMERSON SIMMONS (1852– )

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Originally appearing in Volume V25, Page 123 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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EDWARD EMERSON SIMMONS (1852– ), American artist, was born at Concord, Massachusetts, on the 27th of October 1852. He graduated from Harvard College in 1874, and was a pupil of Lefebvre and Boulanger in Paris, where he took a gold medal. He was awarded the prize by the Municipal Art Society of New York for a mural decorative scheme, which he carried out for the criminal courts building, later decorating the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York, the Library of Congress, Washington, and the Capitol at Saint Paul, Minnesota. He was one of the original members of the Ten American Painters.
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