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Harriet Goodhue Hosmer (1830-1908), Sculptor

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist of 2 portraits
Harriet Hosmer was an American sculptor. She showed an early aptitude for modelling, and studied anatomy with her father, a physician, and afterwards at the St Louis Medical College. She then studied in Boston until 1852, when, with her friend Charlotte Cushman, she went to Rome, where from 1853 to 1860 she was the pupil of the English sculptor John Gibson.

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John Gibson

by Harriet Goodhue Hosmer
marble medallion
NPG 5342


Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Robert Browning

by Harriet Goodhue Hosmer
bronze cast of clasped hands, 1853
NPG 3165