Harriet Hosmer: A Cultural Biography


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Harriet Hosmer (1830--1908) was celebrated as one of the country's most respected artists, credited with opening the field of sculpture to women and cited as a model of female ability and American refinement. In this biographical study, Kate Culkin explores Hosmer's life and work and places her in the context of a notable group of expatriate writers and artists who gathered in Rome in the mid-nineteenth century. In 1852 Hosmer moved from Boston to Rome, where she shared a house with actress Charlotte Cushman and soon formed ...

Harriet Hosmer: A Cultural Biography 2010, University of Massachusetts Press, Massachusetts

ISBN-13: 9781558498396