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HART, Joel Tanner (1810 - 1877), Sculptor, painter, poet

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HART, Joel Tanner (1810 - 1877), Sculptor, painter, poet

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 10 February 1810, in Clark City (Kentucky); died 2 March 1877, in Florence.

Sculptor, painter, poet.

Joel Tanner Hart was initially apprenticed to a stonemason and it was then that on his own initiative he started modelling clay busts. When his apprenticeship was over he devoted himself to watercolour painting and drawing, only later returning to sculpture. A visit to

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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