James Earle Fraser

Fraser, James Earle, 1876–1953, American sculptor, b. Winona, Minn., studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and in Paris. The best known of his many works are The End of the Trail (Visalia, Calif.), the designs for the "Indian head" nickel, and a statue of Alexander Hamilton (Treasury Building, Washington, D.C.).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on James Earle Fraser from Fact Monster:

  • Winona - Winona Winona , city (1990 pop. 25,399), seat of Winona co., SE Minn., on the Mississippi River; ...

See more Encyclopedia articles on: American and Canadian Art: Biographies