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Hiram Powers

modeled ca. 1870 Charles Francis Fuller Born: England 1830 Died: Florence, Italy 1875 plaster 10 3/8 x 8 5/8 x 10 3/8 in. (26.3 x 21.9 x 26.3 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase in memory of Ralph Cross Johnson 1968.155.114 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 17A

Luce Center Label

This head of Hiram Powers is a cast of the portrait bust that Charles Fuller made of his teacher and friend. Fuller exhibited the terra-cotta bust from which this cast was made at the Royal Academy in 1873, the year of Powers’s death.


Occupation - art - sculptor

Portrait male - Powers, Hiram

Portrait male - Powers, Hiram - head