American, 1905 - 1993
Hague came to the United States from Turkey in 1921 to study at the University of Iowa but soon moved to Chicago and began taking classes at the School of the Art Institute. In 1925 he moved to New York and monitored William Zorach's course in sculpture at the Art Students League. His circle of friends included John Flanagan, Arshile Gorky, Bradley Walker Tomlin and Philip Guston. Although Hague began his career carving in stone, by the late 1940s he worked exclusively in wood.