Elisabet Ney


Birthday January 26, 1833

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace Munster, Germany

DEATH DATE Jun 29, 1907 (74)

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Frequently working artist with famous works that can be found in Texas, Washington D.C., Italy, England, and all over Germany. Some of those famous works includes sculptures of Lady Macbeth, Stephen F. Austin, and Sam Houston.

Before Fame

To her parents dismay, she became a sculptor in 1852 and attended the all-male Munich Academy of Art as the first female student to enroll there.


She made works of famous leaders such as King George V of Hannover, which appropriately remains in Hannover, and Otto von Bismarck, located in Berlin.

Family Life

She married Edmund Montgomery on November 7th, 1863.

Associated With

Another notable sculpture of her's is of war hero Giuseppe Garibaldi.