Narcissus - Beatrice Fenton
Artist: Beatrice Fenton
Medium: Bronze

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1887, Beatrice Fenton studied in the School of Industrial Art at the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Art. She was a member of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, as well as the Philadelphia Art Alliance Association of Women Painters and Sculptors, Natural Sculpture Society, and the Plastic Club.

Beatrice Fenton won several awards for her sculpture. She also has works on display at the Philadelphia Art Club, Fairmont Park, Charles M. Schimity Memorial Academy of Music, and at the "Fairy Fountain" in Wister Park, Philadelphia.

Beatrice Fenton taught sculpture at the Moore Institute of Art, Science and Industry from 1942-1953, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was known for her sculptures dealing with water.

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