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EMMA STEBBINS #100travelHERS

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Birth: September 1, 1815; New York City

Death: October 25, 1882; New York City

Occupation: Painter, sculptor, biographer

 

Notable journeys: In 1857, joined Harriet Hosmer’s group of American female sculptors in Rome. Traveled extensively in Europe throughout her life.

 

Notable works: In the 1860s, earned three major public commissions, more than any American woman had obtained to that point. Her bronze sculpture "Angel of the Waters" still stands in Central Park in NYC. Wrote a biography of Charlotte Cushman, an American actress and Stebbins’s long-time partner.

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Uploaded on February 8, 2017