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Edmonia Lewis: The Death of Cleopatra, 1876
Photograph by Cliff, Creative Commons licensed


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Edmonia Lewis

[African-American Neoclassical Sculptor, ca.1845-1911]

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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteEdmonia Lewis at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Works from the Smithsonian American Art Museum's database

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Forever Free, 1867

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Howard University Art Collection, Washington D.C.
Forever Free, 1867

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Bust of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1872

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Museum of Art, Georgia
The Wooing of Hiawatha, marble, 1866

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

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Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Biographical info from the African American World section of the PBS website

Women Artists from the Medieval Period to the Present

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Edmonia Lewis  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
"Hiawatha in Rome: Edmonia Lewis and Figures from Longfellow" (2002)

Artnet Magazine
Forever Free, 1867

Resource Library Magazine

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