Bartlett, Paul Wayland
- Thomas P. Somma
Bartlett, Paul Wayland (24 January 1865–20 September 1925), sculptor, was born in New Haven, Connecticut, the son of Truman Howe Bartlett, a teacher, and art historian, and Mary Ann White. Bartlett belongs to a generation of American sculptors who turned to France for inspiration and training. In 1880 he entered the École des Beaux-Arts as a pupil of Pierre-Jules Cavelier, supplementing his formal studies with instruction in animal sculpture from Emmanuel Frémiet. Bartlett eventually completed his training as an assistant in the studio of Auguste Rodin....