Sculpting a precedent by sculpting a President! Vinnie Ream set a record in the US in 1866

July 28, On This Day    On July 28, 1866 — 156 years ago — at the age of 18, Lavinia Ellen ‘Vinnie’ Ream Hoxie became the first and youngest female artist to receive a commission from the United States government for a statue (of Abraham Lincoln). She had become an apprentice at well-known sculptor Clark Mills’s studio […]

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