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Anne Whitney

 (1821 - 1915)
Anne Whitney was active/lived in Massachusetts.  Anne Whitney is known for sculptor-life size figure.

Biography   Anne Whitney

Anne Whitney, born in 1821, was a sculptor of portraits in bronze and marble. She began as a teacher and a writer, publishing a book of her poems in 1859, before turning to sculpture in the late 1850s. In 1860, she enrolled at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, but realized her skills were too advanced for their program. As a woman in this time period it was difficult to obtain formal training in sculpture, so she planned to go abroad. Her plans were interrupted by the outbreak of the Civil War and Whitney went back to Boston, studying with sculptor, William Rimmer from 1862 to 1864.

When it was safe to travel abroad in 1867, her and her life-long companion, Adeline Manning went to Rome. Unlike most American expatriate sculp   ...  Displaying 750 of 1664 characters.

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