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Famous sculptor dies... did reliefs in Capitol building....
Item # 541330
September 14, 1833
EVENING POST, New York, September 14, 1833.
* Italian sculptor Enrico Causici death
* 19th century original
On page 2 under "Obituary" is a report stating that the famous sculpture Enrico Causici died at Havana from the Asiatic cholera. Describes him as the "...most successful pupil of the renowned Canova..." and says in part that he "...executed the two basso reliefs in the capitol at Washington of Colonel Boon and the Indians and the Landing of the Pilgrims." Also mentions that he was the "...author and successful executor of the of the splendid monument of Washington, at Baltimore..." And more about this talented artist.
Other news of the day includes: "Odometer, or Road Measurer" "From Jamaica" and more with advertisements.
4 pages in good condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War