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The Life of Harriet Hosmer

Dolly Sherwood

The Life of Harriet Hosmer

by Dolly Sherwood

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Published by Academy Chicago Pub .
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    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Individual Sculptors And Their Work,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11330045M
    ISBN 100897332490
    ISBN 109780897332491
    OCLC/WorldCa123048089

    Harriet Hosmer: A Cultural Biography: Kate Culkin: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Hello Select your address Author: Kate Culkin. At a time when less than 1 percent of American women went to college, Harriet Goodhue Hosmer studied anatomy and moved to Rome to study sculpture. In she established her own sculpture studio in Rome, leading a team of more than twenty men. Hosmer often depicted strong female figures. In Greek mythology, Medusa was a beautiful woman whom the gods transformed into a Gorgon, a .

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    Buy The Life of Harriet Hosmer by Sherwood, Dolly (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Dolly Sherwood. While contemplating my own death when working on Memorial To A Marriage, I discovered someone else’s life – American sculptor Harriet Hosmer (). This series combines hand painted images with art historical research to create a document that reveals the complexities of Hosmer’s career, reputation, and legacy.


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The Life of Harriet Hosmer [Dolly Sherwood] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Life of Harriet Hosmer: Dolly Sherwood: : Books Skip to main content. From the Back Cover. Harriet Hosmer () was celebrated as one of the country's most respected artists, credited with opening the field of sculpture to women and cited as a model of female ability and American refinement.

In this biographical study, Kate Culkin explores Hosmer's life and work and places her in the context Author: Kate Culkin. Harriet Hosmer () was celebrated as one of the country's most respected artists, credited with opening the field of sculpture to women and cited as a model of female ability and American refinement.

In this biographical study, Kate Culkin explores Hosmer's life /5. Book Description: From Carole Simmons Oles comes a new modern poetry biography, this one based on the life of American sculptor Harriet Hosmer ().

After an exceptional apprenticeship in Rome, Hosmer opened a studio there where she was associated with Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry James, and the Brownings. HARRIET HOSMER (–) was a lesbian sculptor who emigrated from the United States to Rome at an early age to become part of an expatriate community of writers and artists, including a circle of prominent “independent women.” She worked in marble, and the quality of her surviving sculptures is extraordinary.

Harriet Hosmer: A Cultural Biography. In this Book. Additional Information. Harriet Hosmer: A Cultural Biography Kate Culkin explores Hosmer's life and work and places her in the context of a notable group of expatriate writers and artists who gathered in Rome in the mid-nineteenth century.

Buy This Book Cited by: 2. Luce Artist Biography Harriet Hosmer challenged The Life of Harriet Hosmer book nineteenth-century idea that sculpture was a profession only for men.

Her father, a prominent physician, built her a studio so she could pursue her hobby of sculpting animals out of clay. At nineteen, Hosmer decided to be a sculptor, which required lessons in : Harriet Goodhue Hosmer. Written By: Harriet Goodhue Hosmer, (born October 9,Watertown, Massachusetts, U.S.—died FebruWatertown), American sculptor, one of the leading female sculptors working in Rome in the 19th century and perhaps the only one to win complete financial independence through her artistic work.

A book of poetry, "Waking Stone: Inventions on the Life Of Harriet Hosmer," by Carole Simmons Oles, was published in Hosmer died at Watertown, Massachusetts, on the Febru References * External links. Harriet Hosmer () was celebrated as one of the country's most respected artists, credited with opening the field of sculpture to women and cited as a model of female ability and American.

Book Description: Harriet Hosmer (–) was celebrated as one of the country's most respected artists, credited with opening the field of sculpture to women and cited as a model of female ability and American refinement. 4 Harriet Hosmer was born in in Watertown, Massachusetts and lost her mother, two brothers and her sister to consumption before she was twelve years old.

Her father Dr Hosmer, not wanting to risk losing his sole remaining family member, bought her a dog, a canoe, a gun and horse to inspire a strong, physically active outdoor lifestyle and then sent her to Miss Sedgwick’s school in Lenox Author: Patricia Cronin.

Born in Watertown, Massachusetts, and raised from a young age by her widower father, Hosmer had an unconventional upbringing. Her father encouraged her physical activity, outgoing personality, and artistic interests. In an era when social strictures denied most women.

Waking Stone: Inventions on the Life of Harriet Hosmer [Carole Simmons Oles]. From Carole Simmons Oles comes a new modern poetry biography, this one based on the life of American sculptor Harriet Hosmer (–). After an exceptional apprenticeshi. Harriet Hosmer, American sculptor, User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

One of the earliest successful American sculptors of the Neoclassic style, Hosmer was helped by several factors to gain access to the profession. Harriet Hosmer (October 9, –Febru ) — one of the key figures in Figuring (public library), from which this essay is adapted — would go on to become the world’s first successful female sculptor and one of the most celebrated sculptors since ancient Greece, a neoalchemist who invents a process for transmuting cheap limestone into precious marble, a Pygmalion of her own destiny.

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Harriet Hosmer (–) was celebrated as one of the country's most respected artists, credited with opening the field of sculpture to women and cited as a model of female ability and American refinement.

In this biographical study, Kate Culkin explores Hosmer's life and work and places her in the context of a notable group. By Harriet Hosmer had earned enough commissions for portrait busts to return to Boston and pursue her art.

She became friends with the writer Lydia Marie Child and the cross-dressing actress Charlotte Cushman. I like to write, and am an international bestselling author. I was a contributing writer in four inspirational anthologies and am the sole author of the book: Blazing A Trail: The Unconventional Life of Harriet Hosmer, a local history story that fueled my passion to create a life I love.

Availability of book coincides with Mt. Hosmer Challenge for RAGBRAI Saturday in Lansing. by Julie Berg-Raymond. Other books have been written about Harriet Hosmer (October 9, Febru ) - a neoclassical sculptor considered the most distinguished female sculptor in America during the 19th century, and the woman for whom Mt.

Hosmer in Lansing is named.Harriet Hosmer created Puck out of financial necessity when her father could no longer support her in Rome. Literary themes were popular in the nineteenth century, and Hosmer chose the mischievous but adorable fairy from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s “my son,” as Hosmer called himwas an instant success with the aristocracy, including Albert Edward, the Prince of.Harriet Goodhue Hosmer was an American sculptor.

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