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Mary Edmonia Lewis
African-American Chippewa woman takes over sculpture

Mary Edmonia Lewis, The Artists
Portrait of Mary Edmonia Lewis

Mary Edmonia Lewis was a U.S. Female Artist, Artist of the African Diaspora and Sculptor born on July 4, 1844. Edmonia Lewis contributed to the Neoclassical movement and died on September 17, 1907.

Columbus, Mary Edmonia Lewis

Columbus 1865 – 1867

Forever Free, Mary Edmonia Lewis

Forever Free 1867

Bust of Dr. Dio Lewis, Mary Edmonia Lewis

Bust of Dr. Dio Lewis 1868

Hiawatha's Marriage, Mary Edmonia Lewis

Hiawatha's Marriage 1871

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