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Thomas Crawford

 (1813 - 1857)
Thomas Crawford was active/lived in District Of Columbia, New York / Italy.  Thomas Crawford is known for portrait and classical statue sculpture-marble.

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Thomas Crawford


One of the leading 19th-century American neoclassical* sculptors, "Thomas Crawford was the only one of the first generation of American neoclassical sculptors to become known as master of public statuary." (Tolles, 34)  He was born in New York City and spent most of his career in Rome, Italy with only brief trips to the United States including in 1844, 1849, and 1856.  "Crawford

He began his career working for the stone-cutting firm of Frazee and Launitz, owned by John Frazee and Robert E. Launitz, two individuals who would have an impact on Crawford's career.  Frazee was one of America's first artists to work successfully in the classical* tradition, and Launitz introduced Crawford to his teacher, Bertel Thorw  ...  Displaying 750 of 7416 characters.



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About  Thomas Crawford

Born:  1813 - New York City
Died:   1857 - London, England
Known for:  portrait and classical statue sculpture-marble