"Greenwood Leaves from over the Sea," National Era, March 10, 1853

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Title

"Greenwood Leaves from over the Sea," National Era, March 10, 1853

Subject

Praise
Lippincott, Sara Jane (pseudonym: Grace Greenwood), 1832-1904
Artists--Painters--US American
Artists--Sculptors--US American
Italy--Rome
Social Events--Misc.
Intimacy--With Subjects

Description

The article discusses the work of several US-American artists in Rome. It ends on a note about the carnival in Rome.

Credit

Newspaper.com

Creator

Lippincott, Sara Jane (pseudonym: Grace Greenwood), 1832-1904

Source

Publisher

L.P. Noble

Date

1853-03-10

Type

Reference

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Text

[...] Undoubtedly the most interesting and important wrk of art now being executed in Rome, (to Americans, at least,) is the Washington Monument, by Mr. Crawford, ordered, to her honor, by Virginia, and destined to be the chief ornament and pride of her handsome capital.  [...]
Mr. Story is engaged upon a labor of love, in modelling the statue of his father, the late Justice Story. He seems to me to be making a noble work of it. [...]
Mr. Wood is now modelling a bust of Miss Charlotte Cushman, which already gives me a higher idea of his talent of his talent and artistic taste than anything he has yet done. It shows strength, feeling, and delicate perceptions--is marked by rare truth, not alone to form, but to character, and by a noble breadth of expression. I should say that in portrait-busts +++ Mr. Wood's chief forte. All those I have seen, of which I know the originals, strike me as most faithful and favorable likeness. [...]
Mr. Tilton, a very young artist, seems to mellow the most intolerable brightness of Italian sun and sky, by a dreamy, poetic atmosphere, which he throws about his pictures. He has true genius for landscape painting, a delicate imagination; and, with patient study and a little generous appreciation, will yet do beautiful things in his art. [...]

Provenance

Location

Washington DC, US

Geocode (Latitude)

38.8950368

Geocode (Longitude)

-77.0365427

Length (range)

>1500

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Citation

Lippincott, Sara Jane (pseudonym: Grace Greenwood), 1832-1904, “"Greenwood Leaves from over the Sea," National Era, March 10, 1853,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed September 20, 2021, https://www.archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/834.

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