|Born in Enfield, Connecticut on July 18, 1813, he studied art in Hartford until moving to Italy in 1838. There he studied art at
Academia Delle Belle Arti in Florence. Luther Terry went to Rome in 1839 and
lived there permanently. |
married Louisa in 1861 the widow of sculptor Thomas Crawford whose statue, Armed Freedom, is in the Capitol Dome,
National Academy of Design, 1863, 1866, 1874; Brooklyn Art Association, 1865, 1869; Boston Atheaneum; American Art Union.
Falk, Peter (Ed.) Who Was Who in American Art
According to the memoir Roman Spring by the artist's daughter, Margaret "Daisy" Terry, Luther Terry died in Rome in 1900. (Submitted by Chuck Yanikoski)
This death date of November 17, 1900 at Provincia di Roma, Lazio, Italy is verified with the artist's record on the Find A Grave Index (From AskART.com)