Statuary in the Hiram Powers Studio

ID: 94-8301

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1967

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 313 Box 121 Folder 24

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Summary

Statuary in the Hiram Powers studio in Florence, Italy, untouched since his death in 1873, as it appeared when purchased by the Smithsonian Institution in July 1967. The 160 pieces of sculpture included two major marbles--"Eve Tempted" (1842) and "Indian Girl -the Last of the Tribe" (1872); two full sized plaster models of the "Greek Slave"; 12 marble busts of prominent early 19th century Americans; and 44 plaster busts.

Subject

  • Powers, Hiram 1805-1873
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

This picture was used in a subsequent exhibit. The file contains four additional pictures.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 313 Box 121 Folder 24

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1967

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Artists' studios
  • Sculpture
  • Statues
  • Florence (Italy)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

94-8301

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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