The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Roth, Frederick George Richard

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ROTH, rōt, Frederick George Richard, American sculptor: b. Brooklyn, N. Y., 28 April 1872. He received his early education in Germany and studied art at the Vienna and Berlin Academies of Fine Arts. He returned to the United States and from 1890 was professionally engaged as a sculptor, attaining a reputation for the excellence of his small animal groups. He has exhibited in New York, Philadelphia, Saint Louis, Chicago, Portland and Düsseldorf; and was awarded silver medals at the Saint Louis and Buenos Aires expositions, and a gold medal at Panama. He was elected to the National Academy in 1906. Five of his small bronzes are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.