Edmonia Lewis: Wildfire in Marble

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A committed artist and a complex personality born in 1844, Edmonia Lewis was the first African American artist to win international fame. Lewis's part-Chippewa heritage and upbringing instilled in her only simple, spartan needs, and freed her to pursue her art -- sculpture -- in tough times (the late 19th-century) and in challenging circumstances (as a lone African American women in Europe). She bravely kept to her idealistic themes of religion and justice. And she had a knack for business -- bartering tenaciously for the ...

Edmonia Lewis: Wildfire in Marble 1998, Dillon Press

ISBN-13: 9780382397134

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Edmonia Lewis: Wildfire in Marble 1998, Dillon Press

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