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PALMER, Erastus Dow (1817 - 1904), Sculptor, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PALMER, Erastus Dow (1817 - 1904), Sculptor, engraver

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 2 April 1817, in Pompey (New York); died 9 March 1904, in Albany (New York).

Sculptor, engraver (stone). Statues, busts.

Erastus Palmer was primarily self-taught. His Angel at the Sepulchre is at Albany Cemetery, his statue of Livingstone at the Capitol in Washington, and his bust of Washington Irving is in the vestibule of the New York Historical Society. His White

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