Education: Pratt Institute
Art Students League of New York
Lived: 32nd street
At the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine (1047 Amsterdam Ave) is buried Robert Joffrey (1930-1988), American dancer, teacher, producer, choreographer, and co-founder of the Joffrey Ballet, known for his highly imaginative modern ballets. The Cathedral is a design of Ralph Adams Cram (1863-1942). Reigning Christ, Triumphant, The Great Cross, above the High Alter, is by Cornelia Van Auken Chapin. Marion Sanford (1904-1987) and Cornelia Chapin (1893-1972) were sculptors from Lakeville, Connecticut and New York, New York. Sanford was known for bronze portraits, bas-reliefs, and figures of women doing farm work or household chores. She was an active exhibitor at the National Academy of Design. Chapin was a direct carver specializing in animals. She worked in Paris during the 1930s. In the late 1930s, Chapin and Sanford became companions, and shared the former studio of Gutzon Borglum on 32nd street.
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