Hiram Powers

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Birthday
29, 1805
Birthplace
Woodstock, VT
Death Date
Jun 27, 1873 (67)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
29, 1805
Birthplace
Woodstock, VT
Death Date
Jun 27, 1873 (67)

About

American neoclassical sculptor who made large marble busts, such as The Fisher Boy, Il Penseroso, and The Last of the Tribe.

Before Fame

He frequently visited the studio of Frederick Eckstein and discovered he had a strong passion for the art of sculpture.

Trivia

His sculpture The Greek Slave attracted over 100,000 viewers when it was unveiled.

Family Life

He married and had three children.

Associated With

He and George Aiken were both from Vermont.