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BALL, Thomas (1819 - 1911), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BALL, Thomas (1819 - 1911), Painter, sculptor

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Florence, Italy from 1865.

Born 3 June 1819, in Charlestown near Boston; died 11 December 1911, in Montclair (New Jersey).

Painter, sculptor. Figures. Groups, busts.

Thomas Ball initially worked as a painter of miniatures, opening a studio in Boston in 1837, but by 1851 he had begun sculpting small cabinet busts, such as Jenny Lind,

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