Title

Yarmouth sculptor Edward Russell Thaxter (1857-1881) died young of "brain fever"

Source

Portland Monthly

Date

9-1997

Pages

11-13

Abstract

Yarmouth sculptor Edward Russell Thaxter (1857-1881) died young of "brain fever" and, despite a brief flurry of praise, remained obscure until late in the twentieth century. His visonary sculpture and most famous work, Meg Merrilies, then assumed a prominent place in Boston's Museum of Fine Arts. Details.

Subjects

Sculptors, Thaxter, Edward Russell

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