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Biography of Malvina Cornell Hoffman
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Home Sitemap Cookie Disclaimer. Hoffman is perhaps best known for her monumental bronze series, " The Races of Mankind ", commissioned in by Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History. New York Times, Monday July 11, She was 81 years old. Miss Hoffman had been living at the studio with her secretary, Gullborg Groneng. According to Miss Groneng, she died in her sleep at 10 A. She was widely known for her portrait sculptures of Americans.
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One of America's foremost sculptors, Malvina Cornell Hoffman studied with the great French sculptor Auguste Rodin from until his death in and is recognized by some as "America's Rodin. Hoffman first won acclaim for her bronze sculpture of Russian dancers Anna Pavlova and Mikhail Mordkin and also studied under two other sculptors—Gutzon Borgium of Mount Rushmore fame and Herbert Adams. Hoffman's commission from the Field Museum sent the sculptor on a round-the-world odyssey that lasted for more than eight months.