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Patience Lovell Wright

Born: 1725 AD
Died: 1786 AD
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.