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Partridge, William Ordway (11 April 1861–22 May 1930), sculptor and art critic, was born in Paris, France, the son of George Sidney Partridge, Jr., a businessman and foreign representative of the A. T. Stewart firm, and Helen Derby Catlin. With the downfall of the Second Empire in 1870, the family returned to the United States. After early schooling at the Cheshire Military Academy in Connecticut and the Adelphi Academy in Brooklyn, Partridge entered Columbia College in New York in the fall of 1881. There he studied art and drama, but ill health interrupted those studies, and from the fall of 1882 until the spring of 1884 he traveled abroad. After several months in Germany, he spent brief periods studying art in Milan, Naples, Rome, Florence, and then Paris, where he attended lectures at the École des Beaux-Arts and received basic instruction in sculpture from Marius-Jean-Antonin Mercié....

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Smithson, Robert Irving (02 January 1938–20 July 1973), artist and art theorist, was born in Passaic, New Jersey, the son of Irving Smithson, the vice president of a mortgage loan firm, and Susan Duke. Smithson grew up in Rutherford and Clifton, New Jersey. His pediatrician was the poet ...