(1828 - 1884)
George Edwin Ewing was active/lived in New York / United Kingdom, Italy. George Ewing is known for sculpture, painting.
Biography George Ewing
A sculptor as well as painter, George Edwin Ewing was born in Birmingham, England on July 1828, the son of the sculptor, artist James Ewing and Ann Stow. He was the older brother of the sculptor James Alexander Ewing .
He spent his childhood in Edinburgh, and the family later moved to Glasgow.
It is assumed that he trained with his father, who worked as a traveling artist. He eventually worked as a traveling artist himself, prior to becoming a sculptor.
He worked in Liverpool and London, where he gained experience working in the modelling room of Covent Garden Theatre, before establishing a successful practice in Glasgow, in 1859.
After further study with John Gibson in Rome in the early 1860s, he r
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