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August 2018

Restoring John Adams Jackson’s Portrait of Charles Sumner

August 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until August 10, 2018

Craig Gallery
Charles Sumner

John Adams Jackson’s Portrait of Charles Sumner Earlier this year, the Farnsworth acquired a marble portrait bust by sculptor John Adams Jackson (1825-1879).  Born in Bath, Maine, Jackson studied art in Paris and Boston, where he began his career in the early 1850s. In 1853 he went to Florence, Italy and soon decided to move there.  He was one of many nineteenth-century American sculptors who went to Italy, where they found a centuries-old tradition of marble sculpture, high quality marble…

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