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Vinnie Ream.

  • 64 Pages
  • 0.12 MB
  • English

Press of Gibson bros.] , Washington
Hoxie, Vinnie (Ream), Mrs., 1847-1914. [from old cat
LC ClassificationsNB237.H7 V5
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p.l., 64 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23661753M
LC Control Number17002732

Vinnie Ream book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(6). Previous Publications. LETTERS FROM VINNIE is an epistolary novel about the actual Civil War sculptress Vinnie Ream who risked her reputation and life to sculpt Abraham white marble Lincoln still stands at the Capitol’s entrance in Washington, D.

Accuracy in historical works is important, but the publisher, Stephen Roxburgh, taught me an important lesson: in historical fiction. There is a suspicious letter written by Custer to the young and beautiful sculptress Vinnie Ream, who is known to have had passionate affairs with General Sherman and Franz Liszt, among others.

In the fall ofLibbie and Custer reached some sort of crisis, and in a fragment of a letter Custer expresses his hope that “however erratic. Vinnie Ream Hoxie - The first woman in history to get a commission from the United States Congress for a statue. She received the award when she was only 18 years old in Her white marble statue of Abraham Lincoln stands in the rotunda of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.

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Elmer L. Denniston. His book lists Riems at Leimen as early asbut the exact roots of the family are nebulous. Denniston wrote that a "riemer" was a harness maker and some were tanners of. Endlessly intriguing Kudos to Cooper for resurrecting Ream and enriching so vividly the history of women in art.” -- Donna Seaman, Booklist “A sharply focused biography, which skillfully exploits unpublished papers, journals and scrapbooks of Vinnie Ream ”-- David Herbert Donald, New York Review of Books.

From the PublisherBrand: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated. Holt, Rinehart and Winston - NY Ex-library copy that was never issued, book is in really good condition. Good/Good condition. THE STORY FO THE GIRL WHO SCULPTURED LINCOLN. Biography of Vinnie Ream Hoxie, who are 19 began her sculpture of the statute of Lincoln which now stands in the Totunda of the Capitol in Washington, D.C.

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Vinnie Ream by Edward S. Cooper,Academy Chicago Publishers edition, in English. Vinnie and Abraham was written by Dawn FitzGerald and illustrated by Catherine Stock. It details the Vinnie Ream. book story of sculptor Vinnie Reams.

Reams was a prodigy and had a rare opportunity to sculpt a bust of Abraham Lincoln. This picture book chronicles their. Vinnie Ream Memorial Committee.] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. Advanced Search Find a Library. Vinnie Ream may accurately be described as ""fleetingly famous""; she was barely twenty when she was chosen from many applicants to sculpture a statue of Lincoln for the Capitol building.

A year before, she had been given permission to sculpt the President while he worked at his desk. As portrayed in this biography, Vinnie's main characteristics were her ability as a sculptress, and her beauty.

Vinnie Ream’s Bust of Abraham Lincoln After Lincoln’s assassination in AprilCongress decided to pay tribute to him with a full-size statue to be placed in the U.S. Capitol rotunda. Impressed by the life-like appearance of her bust of Lincoln, Vinnie was awarded the $10, commission and was provided a studio in the basement of the.

“Miss Vinnie Ream is Modeling Busts in New York.” Columbia Statesman. November 1, p. “Vinnie Ream gets $10, to do a Marble Statue of Lincoln.” Columbia Statesman. Aug p. “Vinnie Ream presented Christian College with portrait of Martha Washington.” Columbia Missourian.

J p. Books and Articles. Book Description. Vinnie Ream was a small girl with a giant gift for sculpture. This story chronicles Vinnie's life from her arrival in Washington D.C. at the start of the Civil War through her apprenticeship with a famous sculptor and friendship with Abraham Lincoln.

After Lincoln's assassination, Vinnie fights doubt and prejudice for the. Best Sellers Today's Deals Electronics Customer Service Books New Releases Home Computers Gift Ideas Gift Cards Sell All Books Children's Books School Books History Fiction Travel & Holiday Arts & Photography Mystery & Suspense Business & InvestingAuthor: Edward S.

Cooper. The Vinnie Ream Cultural Center of Vinita, Oklahoma Vinnie Ream (Hoxie) Vinnie Ream Hoxie, Wisconsin State Historical Society "Vinnie Ream and Richard Leveridge Hoxie papers", Library of Congress; John J.

McDonald, "Vinnie Ream Hoxie at Iowa and Elsewhere", Books. The American sculptor Vinnie Ream ( − ) and George Healy met in Rome in the early s when Ream visited Italy to oversee the carving of her full-length statue of Abraham Lincoln for the U.S.

Capitol was the first woman, and the youngest artist, ever to receive a congressional commission for the Capitol Rotunda, in part because Lincoln had recently sat for a portrait. Photo, Print, Drawing Vinnie Ream Hoxie, [ b&w film copy neg.

] Full online access to this resource is only available at the Library of Congress. About this Item. Title Vinnie Ream Hoxie, Summary Half lgth., facing slightly left. Created / Published. Vinnie Ream was the first and youngest woman to receive a commission as an artist from the United States government for a statue.

She was awarded the commission for the full-size Carrara marble statue of Lincoln by a vote of Congress on Jwhen she was 18 years old. Vinnie Ream is a small girl with a giant gift for sculpture.

She starts by playing in the Wisconsin clay, but when the Civil War breaks out, her family moves to Washington D.C., setting Vinnie on a whole new path: apprentice to a famous sculptor, depictor of Congressmen and politicians, eventual sculptor of the Lincoln bust.

This picture-book biography presents Vinnie Ream as a young woman who transcended the conventions of her time through determination and a remarkable talent for sculpture.

Living in Washington, D.C., during the Civil War, Vinnie, 14, became one of the U.S. Postal Service’s first female employees, but she spent her spare time modeling in clay.

Featured Book Reviewer. Joined Location East Texas. #4 Belle Montgomery said: if not particularly good - lady sculptress named Lavinia Ellen 'Vinnie" Ream, with whom he supposedly had an affair while she was working on commissions in Washington.

Reactions: Lubliner, Copperhead-mi. Vinnie Ream (–) was an American sculptor whose most famous work was the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the U.S. Capitol rotunda. Inat the age of 18, Ream was selected by Congress to sculpt a memorial statue of Lincoln, making her the first woman commissioned to create a work of art for the United States government.

Sarah Hines recently interned in SAAM's Office of External Affairs. SAAM’s collection has many beautiful works of art connected to the themes of literature and poetry, but for me, Vinnie Ream’s sculpture of Sappho on SAAM's second floor stands out.

Vinnie Ream () was one of a small group of female sculptors that enjoyed successful careers in the late 19th century. Vinnie Ream by R. L Hoxie (Book) Vinnie Ream: Printed for private distribution only: and to preserve a few souvenirs of artist life from to (Book) The story of Vinnie Ream: including a brief sketch of Elias Cornelius Boudinot by O.

B Campbell. Vinnie Ream at work upon her Lincoln bust which rests upon the stand she used in the White House while President Lincoln posed for her Summary Vinnie Ream, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, next to bust of Lincoln. Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Vinnie Ream (25 Sep –20 Nov ), Find a Grave Memorial no.citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave.

Book Review by Jim Tresner, 33°Glenn Sherwood, A Labor of Love: The Life and Art of Vinnie Ream, Hygiene, Colorado: SunShine Press,ISBNhardback, pages, index, hundreds of price $ substantial discounts available on the InternetI somehow missed this book when it came out, but it's still available.

Vinnie Ream, American sculptor, who is best remembered for her sculpture of Abraham Lincoln in the rotunda of the Capitol in Washington, D.C. Ream had a peripatetic childhood, but in her family settled in Washington, D.C. She took up sculpture .Read "Vinnie Ream An American Sculptor" by Edward S.

Cooper available from Rakuten Kobo. She was able, through clever maneuvering and dogged determination, to achieve a Brand: Chicago Review Press.Vinnie Ream (Paperback) An American Sculptor. By Edward S. Cooper. Academy Chicago Publishers,pp.

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