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Male, died 03/07/1943

Professional History

Principal, Maxfield H. Keck, Sculptor, New York, NY; For some years, Keck worked in association with his cousin, Carl.


Graduate, Cooper Union, New York, NY, c. 1905; coursework, Art Students League, New York, NY;


Keck died of a heart attack at this residence in Montclair, NJ in 1943.

Keck had two brothers, Charles, a sculptor in New York, NY, and Henry, who lived in Syracuse, NY, in 1943. He also had three sisters alive in 1943: Mrs. Emily Lyndenthal, Mrs. Hermina Lyndethal, and Mrs. Marie Flocke all of New York, NY.

He married Estella Keck;

Keck had three sons: Marcellus C. Keck who lived in San Diego, CA, in 1943 at Maxfield's death; Henry Chapman Keck who lived in Los Angeles, CA, and George Keck of Montclair, NJ.

Keck was well known for his architectural sculpture and models, done for grandly-scaled public and private commissions, including the Riverside Church, New York, NY, New York Telephone Building, New York, NY, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York, NY, the Public Safety and Court Building, Milwaukee, WI, and the Atkinson Museum of Fine Arts, Kansas City, MO.

Associated Locations

  • Montclair, NJ (Architect's Death)
    Montclair, NJ

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