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Helene Sardeau, American sculptor, 1899-1969, at work in her studio

Description: Helene Sardeau often conveyed contemplation, serenity and humanism in her work. Her first major commission, Slave (1933) was executed for a sculpture garden in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. She sculpted under the pseudonym "Sardeau" even after she married fellow painter George Biddle.


Creator/Photographer: Peter A. Juley & Son


Medium: Black and white photographic print


Dimensions: 8 in x 10 in


Culture: American


Persistent URL: photography.si.edu/SearchImage.aspx?id=5825


Repository: Smithsonian American Art Museum, Photograph Archives


Collection: Peter A. Juley & Son Collection - The Peter A. Juley & Son Collection is comprised of 127,000 black-and-white photographic negatives documenting the works of more than 11,000 American artists. Throughout its long history, from 1896 to 1975, the Juley firm served as the largest and most respected fine arts photography firm in New York. The Juley Collection, acquired by the Smithsonian American Art Museum in 1975, constitutes a unique visual record of American art sometimes providing the only photographic documentation of altered, damaged, or lost works. Included in the collection are over 4,700 photographic portraits of artists.


Accession number: J0066480

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Taken on June 22, 2005