The Charles C. Eldredge Prize, Smithsonian American Art MuseumAuthor
Richard P. Wunder
July 1991 • ISBN 978-0874133103 • $116.00
A detailed account of the life and career of Hiram Powers (1805-73), the first American-born sculptor to win international fame. Drawing mainly on his correspondence, volume one focuses on the artist’s life; and volume two consists of a catalogue of his work and contains more than 225 illustrations. Corrects numerous errors of fact that have been perpetuated about Powers. Illustrated.