Gaston Lachaise photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1934
|Born||March 19, 1882
|Died||October 18, 1935(aged 53)|
|Education||Ã‰cole des Beaux-Arts|
|Notable work||Standing Woman (1932)|
In Paris, I met a young American person who immediately became the primary inspiration which awakened my vision and the leading influence that had directed my forces. Throughout my career as an artist, I refer to this person by the word 'Woman.'