Harriet Ann McDivit Ketcham
(1846 - 1890)
Harriet Ann McDivit Ketcham was active/lived in Iowa, District Of Columbia, Ohio. Harriet Ketcham is known for notable portrait sculpture.
Biography Harriet Ann McDivit Ketcham
Born in Ohio, and living in Iowa, Washington DC and Italy, Harriet Ann Ketcham is noted for her portrait and memorial sculpture and for her oil paintings, several which were painted at the Vatican. In Iowa, she is remembered for doing the winning design for the Iowa state soldiers' monument at Des Moines, and for the Vatican paintings, which were placed on the walls of the state capitol building.
She moved with her family to Iowa when she was five years old, settling in Burlington, but soon after moving to Mount Pleasant where she studied at Iowa Wesleyan University. She returned to Mount Pleasant towards the end of her life, but did much traveling and living elsewhere in the interim.
In 1868, Harriet
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