Hiram powers’ the greek slave, and it involves a colorful figure in new orleans during one of the the next ten years, the statues toured both sides. Hiram powers: hiram powers, american sculptor who worked in the neoclassical style during the mid-1800s he is best remembered for his greek slave (1843), a white marble statue of a nude. Powers, hiram: greek slave greek slave, marble statue by hiram powers, 1843 in the national gallery of art, washington, dc in the collection of the corcoran. The greek slave hiram powers (1805-1873) 1844 marble exhibited at the great exhibition of 1851 exhibited at tate britain in sculpture victorious (2015) ©the rt hon lord barnard td. The greek slave, the first publicly exhibited, life-size american sculpture depicting a fully nude female figure, met with unprecedented popular and critical success.
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