Carl Augustus Heber (German-American, ca. 1874-1956)

Heber was known as a sculptor, particularly of public monuments. He attended the Art Institute of Chicago, and then the Académie Julian and the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris before settling in New York City. Many of his works can be found in New York state. Monuments include the General Philip Sheridan in Somerset, Ohio; Virgil, or Roman Epic Poetry, on the Brooklyn Museum; and the Greenpoint War Memorial for World War I in McGolrick Park, Brooklyn.