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Hiram Powers: Vermont Sculptor, 1805-1873

by Richard P. Wunder

        The Charles C. Eldredge Prize, Smithsonian American Art Museum

         ISBN: 978-0874133103

         Published in 1991


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A detailed account of the life and career of Hiram Powers (1805-73), the first American-born sculptor to win international fame. Drawing mainly on his correspondence, volume one focuses on the artist's life; and volume two consists of a catalogue of his work and contains more than 225 illustrations. Corrects numerous errors of fact that have been perpetuated about Powers. Illustrated.

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