Stebbins as Cushman's Protege, <em>Liberator</em>, April 1, 1864

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Stebbins as Cushman's Protege, <em>Liberator</em>, April 1, 1864

Subject

Stebbins, Emma, 1815-1882
Artists--Sculptors--US American
Cushman, Charlotte Saunders, 1816-1876
Relationships--Patrons and Protégés
Hays, Matilda Mary, 1820-1897

Description

The article praises Stebbins's statue of Horace Mann for the State House in Boston. It calls Stebbins a "protege" of Cushman. Earlier, Matilda Hays was also described as such in 1848.

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Newspaper.com

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Publisher

William Lloyd Garrison and Isaac Knapp

Date

1864-04-01

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Reference

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STATUE TO HORACE MANN. The statue ordered for the front of the State House in Boston, by the friends of the late Horace Mann, has been executed at Rome, by Miss Stebbins, a young American artist, and a protege of Charlotte Cushman. It has received ery high commendation from competent critics who have seen it.

Location

Boston, MA, US

Geocode (Latitude)

42.3602534

Geocode (Longitude)

-71.0582912

Secondary Texts: Comments

"Through Cushman's intercession Stebbins was granted the impressive commission for a commemorative statue of educator Horace Mann, whse sister-in-law, Elizabeth Peabody, was Cushman's close friend" (Merrill, “Old Maids, Sister-Artists, and Aesthetes: Charlotte Cushman and Her Circle of 'Jolly Bachelors' Construct an Expatriate Women's Community in Rome" 378).

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“Stebbins as Cushman's Protege, <em>Liberator</em>, April 1, 1864,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed May 19, 2024, https://archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/628.

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