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Author Dabakis, Melissa, author.

Title A sisterhood of sculptors : American artists in nineteenth-century Rome / Melissa Dabakis.

Publication Info. University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2014]

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 286 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Summary "Explores mid-nineteenth-century American women sculptors who developed successful professional careers in Rome. Draws from feminist theory, cultural geography, and expatriate and postcolonial studies to investigate the gendered nature of creativity and expatriation"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Boston-Rome nexus -- Neoclassicism in cosmopolitan Rome -- "A woman artist is an object of peculiar odium" -- Rome in the colonial imagination -- Reimagining Italy -- Antislavery sermons in stone -- Women sculptors, suffrage, and the public stage.
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Subject Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue 1830-1908
Lewis, Edmonia 1844-1909
Ream, Vinnie 1847-1914
Whitney, Anne
Expatriate sculptors -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 19th century.
Women sculptors -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Sculpture, Neoclassical -- Italy -- Rome.
Sculpture, American -- Italy -- Rome -- 19th century.
Rome (Italy) -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Rome (Italy) -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Feminism and art.
Chronological Term 1800-1899
Genre/Form History.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Dabakis, Melissa, author. Sisterhood of sculptors 9780271062198 (DLC) 2013046864 (OCoLC)870210817
ISBN 9780271064673 electronic bk.
0271064676 electronic bk.