Autograph manuscript signed, untitled, written in pencil : Rome, 1877 Jul. 15.

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Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895. Autograph manuscript signed, untitled, written in pencil : Rome, 1877 Jul. 15.

Autograph manuscript signed, untitled, written in pencil : Rome, 1877 Jul. 15.

Giving information on the history of Houdon's life mask of Washington, now in the Pierpont Morgan Library.

1 item (4 p.) ; (12mo)

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William Wetmore Story was born in Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1840, left the United States in 1847 and spent the rest of his life in Rome. There he began his career as a sculptor, working mostly in marble. From the description of Letters sent, 1860, 1875. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 77798425 American expatriate William Wetmore Story had talent and success in diverse pursuits. After graduating from Harvard, he practised law in Bo...

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