(1838 - 1925)
Blanche Nevin was active/lived in Pennsylvania. Blanche Nevin is known for sculptor-portrait-figure.
Biography Blanche Nevin
Sculptor Blanche Nevin was born in 1838 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, in Philadelphia, and with Joseph Bailly. Her sculpture of John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg may be seen in the United States Capitol Building, Washington, D.C. Muhlenberg, the Revolutionary War hero, is sculpted in a Neo-Classical* style, standing in his general's uniform of the Continental Army. Donated to the U.S. government in 1889 by the State of Pennsylvania, it is part of the National Statuary Hall Collection, located in the small House rotunda.
In 1876, Nevin exhibited two sculptures, Eve and Cinderella at the Centennial International Exposition, in Philadelph
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