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Edmonia Lewis (ca. July 4, 1844–September 17, 1907) was an African/Native American sculptor (African, Ojibwe and Haitian) who worked for most of her career in Rome. Her heritage is African-American and Native American and she gained fame and recognition as a sculptor in the international fine arts world.

Mary Edmonia Lewis (ca. July 1845 – ca. was the African American & Native American woman to gain fame & recognition as a sculptor in the international fine arts world. She was of African American, Haitian & Ojibwe descent.

Edmonia Lewis (1843-1911) was born in upstate New York in 1843 to a Chippewa Indian mother and African American father. Edmonia surpassed exorbitant odds to become the first African American, and Native American, female sculptor -- and was the first such artist to celebrate her racial identity.

Wildfire (aka Edmonia Lewis, aka Mary Edmonia Lewis) Edmonia Lewis was an accomplished Sculptor of Ojibwa/African American descent, reaching great success and traveling in Europe in the

Mary Edmonia Lewis (ca. July 4, 1844–September 17, 1907) was the first African American and Native American woman to gain fame and recognition as a sculptor in the international fine arts world. She was of African American, Haitian and Ojibwe descent. This sculpture of white marble is "Death of Cleopatra.". It is in the Smithsonian.

The Life and Death of Edmonia Lewis, Spinster and Sculptor

Edmonia Lewis: "The Death of Cleopatra" Date Medium marble, Current location: Smithsonian American Art Museum.

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Augusta Savage (Feb 1892 – March was an African-American sculptor associated with the Harlem Renaissance. She was also a teacher and her studio was important to the careers of a rising generation of artists who would become nationally known.

Forever Free (1867) | by Edmonia Lewis; represents the emancipation of African-American slaves after the Civil War. // #art

Black HerStory Month: Mary Edmonia Lewis

Edmonia Lewis, Forever Free, Marble, c.

Hagar by Edmonia Lewis

Hagar by Edmonia Lewis / American Art

Rising Above Prejudice – Sculptor Edmonia Lewis – By Pat Knepley The Old Schoolhouse Magazine - January 2014 - Page 124

Rising Above Prejudice – Sculptor Edmonia Lewis – By Pat Knepley The Old Schoolhouse Magazine - January 2014 - Page 124

Edmonia Lewis African American Sculpture artist

Sculptor& Death Unearthed: Edmonia Lewis Died in 1907 .

Marriage of Hiawatha-Edmonia Lewis

Edmonia Lewis - The Marriage of Hiawatha, 1872

The Death of Cleopatra  [Edmonia Lewis]

The Death of Cleopatra [Edmonia Lewis]

Mary Edmonia Lewis - Sculpture of The Death of Cleopatra.

Edmonia Lewis's sculpture Death of Cleopatra (detail)

Edmonia Lewis, an African American sculptress, carved Cleopatra at a time when the Egyptian queen was associated with her African heritage," shortly before or during the American Civil War.

Edmonia Lewis from the series "The History of Art"

Edmonia Lewis from the series "The History of Art"

As we celebrate Black History Month in February, it is important to recognize the vast contributions of African American artists to our culture. There is one artist in particular who had the odds stacked against her in so many ways, yet made an impact in American art that cannot be denied. Mary Edmonia Lewis was born in 1844 in upstate New York near the Canadian border. Her father was a Haitian of African descent and her mother was from the Ojibwa (Chippewa) Indian tribe. Edmonia was…

As we celebrate Black History Month in February, it is important to recognize the vast contributions of African American artists to our culture. There is one artist in particular who had the odds stacked against her in so many ways, yet made an impact in American art that cannot be denied. Mary Edmonia Lewis was born in 1844 in upstate New York near the Canadian border. Her father was a Haitian of African descent and her mother was from the Ojibwa (Chippewa) Indian tribe. Edmonia was…

Hygeia, By Edmonia Lewis, Mount Auburn Cemetery

African American Artist, American Artists, Cemetery Art, Edmonia Lewis, Auburn, Massachusetts, Cambridge

BALTIMORE, MD.- The Walters Art Museum announces the discovery of a previously unknown photograph of Mary Edmonia Lewis (1844–1907), the first 19th-century African American sculptor to receive international recognition. Prior to this discovery, there existedBALTIMORE, MD.- The Walters Art Museum announces the discovery of a previously unknown photograph of Mary Edmonia Lewis (1844–1907), the first 19th-century African American sculptor to receive international recognition. Prior to this…

- The Walters Art Museum announces the discovery of a previously unknown photograph of Mary Edmonia Lewis the first.