Harriet Hosmer

Standard Name: Hosmer, Harriet

Connections

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Dedications Frances Power Cobbe
The book was dedicated to Mary Somerville, Mary Carpenter , and Harriet Hosmer , as respectively, The Authoress of The Connection of the Physical Sciences, The Foundress of the First Female Reformatory, and The...
Family and Intimate relationships Matilda Hays
In 1853, MH 's relationship with Cushman began to deteriorate. Several sources speculate that Hays's attraction to sculptor Harriet Hosmer sparked some of the difficulties.
Merrill, Lisa. When Romeo Was a Woman. University of Michigan Press, 1999.
175
Though Hays and Cushman returned to London together, Hays...
Family and Intimate relationships Frances Power Cobbe
Lloyd was the daughter of the squire of Rhagatt in Merionethshire, Wales; a maiden aunt in the family had been a friend of the Ladies of Llangollen (Eleanor Butler and Sarah Ponsonby )...
Friends, Associates Adelaide Kemble
The friends of her married life included the artist Leighton , sculptor Hattie Hosmer , authors Charles Hamilton Aïdé , Henry Greville , William Makepeace Thackeray , and Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning . She...
Friends, Associates Fanny Kemble
During an earlier visit to Italy in the summer of 1853, FK 's social circle had included Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning , and her former acquaintance Harriet Hosmer . She met the young Anne Thackeray in Rome.
Clinton, Catherine. Fanny Kemble’s Civil Wars. Simon and Schuster, 2000.
156
Marshall, Dorothy. Fanny Kemble. Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1977.
227
Friends, Associates Jane Loudon
Catherine Crowe , initially a friend of both JL and her husband, stayed a while with Jane and her daughter in summer 1850, and shared her interest in spiritualism with Agnes. About four years later...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Barrett Browning
During her time in Italy she came into contact with a number of other women who revered her as a successful female artist. She met actress Charlotte Cushman and writer Matilda Hays ; she understood...
Friends, Associates Frances Power Cobbe
FPC 's connections from home gave her introductions into the circles of US and British women living in Italy, including Harriet Hosmer (who became a close friend). She met Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning ...
Intertextuality and Influence Frances Power Cobbe
In treating the need for other pursuits for spinsters and widows she touches on the topical subjects of religious sisterhoods, female doctors, higher education for women, female philanthropists such as Maria Rye , and feminist...
Leisure and Society Isa Blagden
IB was fond of society life, had a wide circle of friends, and was noted for her hospitality. Her home at the Villa Brichieri, with its terraced garden overlooking Florence and the Arno, was...
Literary Setting Matilda Hays
The setting and dates of the novel draw substantially on the relationship between Hays and Cushman . As Lisa Merrill notes, the very streets on which they lived in Rome . . . are described...
Author summary Matilda Hays
Matilda Hays was a novelist, translator of George Sand , editor, and contributor to periodicals. Her work spanned many genres and a variety of topics related to women's work and opportunities. One of her two...
Textual Production Matilda Hays
With Bessie Rayner Parkes , MH co-edited the English Woman's Journal, for which she also wrote on such subjects as Harriet Hosmer and Florence Nightingale .
Rendall, Jane. “’A Moral Engine’? Feminism, Liberalism and the English Woman’s Journal”. Equal or Different: Women’s Politics 1800-1914, edited by Jane Rendall, Basil Blackwell, 1987, pp. 112 - 38.
116, 120
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Travel Fanny Kemble
It was eleven years before she left the USA after signing a separation agreement. She frequently visited Catharine Sedgwick and her family in Lenox, Massachusetts, during these years; she helped out in various ways...
Travel Matilda Hays
MH , along with her partner Charlotte Cushman , sculptor Harriet Hosmer , journalist Grace Greenwood and several other women, travelled to Rome to live like jolly female bachelors.
Merrill, Lisa. When Romeo Was a Woman. University of Michigan Press, 1999.
169, 171

Timeline

Mid-1850s
US sculptor Harriet Hosmer , living and working in Rome, broke with the convention of using nude male models for both sexes.
Early 1862
Sculptor Harriet Hosmer was working in Rome on a commission for patron of the arts Marian Alford , entitled Fountain of the Siren.