Harriet Hosmer

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Birthday
9, 1830
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Feb 21, 1908 (77)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
9, 1830
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Feb 21, 1908 (77)

About

American sculptor who made marble busts, such as Daphne and Medusa, Beatrice Cenci, and Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra.

Before Fame

She studied anatomy under Dr. Joseph Nash McDowell at the Missouri Medical College.

Trivia

She also designed and constructed machinery, including machinery for sculpture.

Family Life

Her father encouraged her to take up physical activities.

Associated With

She lived in Rome and was acquainted with writer Nathaniel Hawthorne.