John Carl Ely. Expatriate Seattle Sculptor
by David F. Plummer
"How many years is it necessary for a local sculptor working elsewhere to become an expatriot (sic) sculptor? This is the question brought up in regard to an article in these columns last Sunday on sculptors of the past and present in Seattle. It was pointed out that John Ely, whose tragic death by drowning took place several years ago off the New England coast and meant the loss to American sculpture of one of its most promising figures should be considered a local sculptor. John Ely was originally a Seattle artist, although he made his success in the East and worked largely there. As he was generally considered in the art world as allied wi
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