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Vinnie Ream

 (1847 - 1914)
Vinnie Hoxie Ream was active/lived in District Of Columbia, Kansas, Wisconsin.  Vinnie Ream is known for political and classical figure sculpture.

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Vinnie Ream, of Madison, Wisconsin, was a beautiful and charming prodigy who, in her teens, won a $10,000 commission for a statue of Abraham Lincoln, to be placed in the Capitol rotunda in Washington. Mary Todd Lincoln objected, and others accused her of using "women's wiles" to get the commission. Many art critics and leading citizens declared that she was too inexperienced for the job. Henry Tuckerman, a 19th century art historian, criticized Congress for selecting a novice, and Charles Sumner angrily declared in the Senate, "You might as well put General Grant aside and place her on horseback in his stead". But, Hoxie gathered testimonials to her competency and won her fight.

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