Description One of six busts commissioned in 1930, derived from an original model in plaster. Schuler, a native of Lorraine (in present-day France), was raised in Baltimore and attended the School of Art and Design at the Maryland Institute. He received the Rinehart Prize, enabling him to study in Paris. After receiving awards at the Paris Salon, Schuler returned to Baltimore, where he pursued a highly successful career as the city's leading sculptor and founded the Schuler School of Fine Art.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [from the artist] (?); Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Schuler '30
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters (?)
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