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RUBINS, DAVID KRESZ: 1902-

David Kresz Rubins was born in Minneapolis, Minn., on Sept. 5, 1902, the son of Harry W. and Florence Hawkins Rubins. He studied at Dartmouth College, Beaux Arts Institute of Design ( New York ), Ecole des Beaux Arts ( Paris ), and the Academie Julian ( Paris ). He married Marion L. Ayer on Aug. 29, 1931, and they had two sons, James and Harry. Rubins was a fellow in sculpture at the American Academy ( Rome ), 1928-31, and a sculptor in New York , 1931-35. In 1935 he started teaching anatomy and sculpture at the Herron School of Art ( Indianapolis ). Some of his work in Indianapolis includes the Eli Lilly Monument in Crown Hill Cemetery; statue of Lincoln at the state office building plaza; and bust of Governor Schricker in the state house. He was awarded the Paris Prize in sculpture in 1924.

Information from Hawkins and McClarren--Indiana Lives.

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