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Bust of Washington (Marble), (sculpture)

Artist:
Powers, Hiram 1805-1873
Subject:
Washington, George
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 400 (Sale info: $750.00).
"b. in Vermont, 1805. When a boy, was taken to Cincinnati, O., where he learned the art of modeling and acquired a local reputation for this busts of Webster, Clay, Calhoun, Jackston, et al. After a short residence in Washington, D.C., he went to Florence, where he spent the remainder of his life. d. 1873. His fame chiefly rests on his marble statue of 'the Greek Slave,' of which he made six or eight copies which are in this country." [P. 67.]
Catalogue of Works of Art in the Art Building of the Southern Exposition at Louisville, Ky. Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company, 1883.
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust
Occupation--Political--President
Control number:
AECI 03850405
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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