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HARTLEY, Jonathan Scott, sculptor, born in Albany, New York, 23 September, 1845. He was educated at the Albany academy and began his professional life as a worker in marble. Subsequently he went to England, where he passed three years, entered the Royal academy, and gained a silver medal in 1869. After residing for a year in Germany, he returned to the United States, and after another visit to Europe, when he went to Paris and Rome, he became a resident of New York. He is one of the original members of the Salmagundi sketch club, and was professor of anatomy in the schools of the Art students' league in 1878-'84, and president of the league in 1879-'80. His works include "The Young Samaritan," "King Rene's Daughter" (1872); "The Whirlwind" (1878); a statue of Miles Morgan, erected at Springfield, Massachusetts, in 1882, and bas-reliefs on the monument at Saratoga that commemorates the defeat of Burgoyne.
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