Mantle Fielding biography

Mantle Fielding

Architect

1865 – 1941

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Who was Mantle Fielding?

Mantle Fielding was an American architect and biographical compiler.

Born in New York City, Fielding graduated from Germantown Academy in 1883 and studied architecture at MIT. He became an architect in Philadelphia. However, his reputation rests upon his compilation of biographical information about American artists. In 1926 he published his best-known work, Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors, and Engravers.

He participated in the 1895 and 1896 U.S National Championships tennis tournament and reached the final of the mixed doubles event with his future wife Amy Williams.

Fielding was married to Amy Reeve Williams; they had two children, Richard M. and Frances. Fielding and his wife lived in Germantown, Philadelphia for many years. He died at his home there at age 76.

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Born
Sep 30, 1865
New York City
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Mar 27, 1941

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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