Subscribers to "The back woodsman" by Dexter, 1861 Feb. 26.

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Subscribers to "The back woodsman" by Dexter, 1861 Feb. 26.

Subscribers to "The back woodsman" by Dexter, 1861 Feb. 26.

Subscribers, including David Sears, William Appleton, Josiah Quincy, Jr., F.C. Gray and H. Appleton, agree to return the statue to the artist. The sculpture was in the collection of the Boston Athenaeum.

1 p. in folder ; 26 cm.

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Boston Athenaeum

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The Boston Athenaeum was founded in 1807. Its present building on Beacon Hill, erected from 1847 to 1849, houses a library and an art collection. From the description of Boston Athenaeum records, 1854-1855. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557016 ...

Dexter, Henry, 1806-1876

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Portrait sculptor Henry Dexter began his artistic career as a painter, studying with Francis Alexander of Boston, MA. Though completely self-taught as a sculptor, his first commissioned work, a bust of Rev. Dr. Anderson, began four decades of marble and plaster portraits that produced over 200 sculptures. Some of the most noted figures who sat for him were Charles Dickens (1841) and President James Buchanan (ca. 1859). In 1859-1860, Dexter attempted to sculpt portraits of all United...