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Patience Lovell Wright

Born: 1725 AD
Died: 1786 AD, at 61 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Sculptor


1725 - Patience Lovell Wright, born in England. She was the first recognized American-born sculptor. She chiefly created wax figures of people.

1748 - Married Joseph Wright.

1769 - She had amused herself and her five children by molding faces out of putty, bread dough, and wax.

1772 - He traveled to England and opened a successful wax museum.

1786 - Died on the 23rd of March.


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