Frederick George Richard Roth (1872-1944) was born in Brooklyn New York.  He was educated in Germany and studied at both the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna and the Royal Academy in Berlin.  He exhibited at the Pan American Exposition of 1901 in Buffalo, the Louisiana Purchase Exposition of 1904 in St. Louis, and the Panama Pacific Exposition in San Francisco in 1915. From 1934 to 1936 he was the head sculptor of the Department of Parks in New York City under the WPA project. He was president of the National Sculpture Society and a member of the Architectural League of New York and the National Institute of Arts and Letters.

The life of Frederick Roth is documented in the following books:

The Animaliers by James Mackay (1973)
Animals in Bronze by Christopher Payne (1986)
American Sculpture by The Metropolitan Museum of Art (1965)
Dictionary of American Sculptors by Glenn Opitz
American Women Sculptors by Charlotte Rubinstein
Masters of American Sculpture by Donald M. Reynolds
Bronzes of the American West by Patricia Broder (1973)

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