William Wetmore Story

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Birthday
12, 1819
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Oct 7, 1895 (76)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
12, 1819
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Oct 7, 1895 (76)

About

Sculptor, art critic, poet, and editor who produced the famous work Cleopatra and also composed a bronze statue of Joseph Henry.

Before Fame

He earned a degree from Harvard Law School, created Treatises of Contract for articles "No Under Seal" and "Law of Sales of Personal Property."

Trivia

He wrote articles in Blackwood's and produced works such as Medea and Angel of Grief, which were displayed at different locations such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Smithsonian Museum of American Art.

Family Life

He had three children who also pursued careers in art. Their names are Thomas Waldo Story, Julian Russell Story, and Edith Marion. William married Emelyn Story.

Associated With

He produced a statue of Joseph Henry.