(1844 - 1883)
Martin Milmore was active/lived in Massachusetts. Martin Milmore is known for sculptor-portrait bust.
Biography Martin Milmore
Martin Millmore, a sculptor, was born in Sligo, Ireland in 1844 and brought to Boston, Massachusetts in 1851.
Training began with his brother, Joseph, a stonecutter, who later became his assistant. Millmore was apprenticed to Thomas Ball from 1858 to 1862 working mainly on his equestrian "George Washington" (1858-61, Boston Public Gardens). After Ball departed for Italy, Millmore became Boston's leading sculptor.
Realistic in style and aiming to be ideal, his work included busts of leading Bostonians, including Wendell Phillips (circa 1870, Old State House), in a straightforward manner. Best known for his Civil War monuments, Millmore contributed to the development of new and later often imitated memorials that featured, in th
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