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Ames, Sarah Fisher

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00004030
Ames, Sarah Fisher

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American, 19th century, female.

Born 1817, in Lewes (Delaware); died 1901, in Washington DC.

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Sarah Fisher Ames was married to Joseph Alexander Ames. She studied in Boston and Rome. She is noted particularly for a portrait bust of Abraham Lincoln which was acquired by the Capitol in Washington DC....

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Subjects: Sculpture and Carving ; 19th-Century Art ; Art of the United States

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