Anna Hyatt Huntington
Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington (March 10, 1876 – October 4, 1973) was an American sculptor who was along with New York City's most prominent sculptors in the in the future 20th century. At a epoch when no question few women were rich artists, she had a well-off career. Hyatt Huntington exhibited often, traveled widely, received necessary acclaim at home and abroad, and won fused awards and commissions.
During the first two decades of the 20th century, Hyatt Huntington became well-known for her animal sculptures, which combine radiant emotional intensity with adroit realism. In 1915, she created the first public monument by a woman to be erected in New York City. Her Joan of Arc, located on Riverside Drive at 93rd Street, is the city's first monument dedicated to a historical woman.