Richmond Barthé

Sculptor, Award Winner

1901 – 1989

5 Views

Who was Richmond Barthé?

James Richmond Barthé was an African-American sculptor known for his many public works, including the Toussaint L’Ouverture Monument in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and a sculpture of Rose McClendon for Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater House.

Barthe once said: “...all my life I have been interested in trying to capture the spiritual quality I see and feel in people, and I feel that the human figure as God made it, is the best means of expressing this spirit in man.”

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
Jan 28, 1901
Bay St. Louis
Also known as
  • Richmond Barthe
  • James Richmond Barthé
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
    Painting
    (1924 - 1928)
Lived in
  • Bay St. Louis
  • Pasadena
    (1975 - 1989/03/05)
Died
Mar 5, 1989
Pasadena

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Richmond Barthé." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 28 Nov. 2021. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/richmond_barthe>.

Discuss this Richmond Barthé biography with the community:

0 Comments


    Browse Biographies.net