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CRAWFORD, Thomas (1813 - 1857), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CRAWFORD, Thomas (1813 - 1857), Sculptor

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 1813, in New York; died 10 October 1857, in London.

Sculptor. Statues.

After an apprenticeship with stone cutters, Thomas Crawford went to Rome in 1834 and became a pupil of Thorvaldsen, who had a considerable influence on him. He returned to the USA, and as a very young man was made a member of the National Academy of Design.

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