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ID: 500066948
 
Record Type: Person
Ream, Vinnie (American sculptor, 1847-1914)

Note: Ream is best known for her sculpture of the standing figure of Abraham Lincoln that is in the rotunda of the United States Capitol building, Washington, D.C. This was the first commission granted to a female artist by the federal government. She received it when she was 18 years old. Ream created many portraits of prominent statesmen and soldiers throughout her career.

Names:
Ream, Vinnie (preferred,V,index,LC)
Vinne Ream (V,display)
Hoxie, Vinnie Ream (married name) (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
portraitist
composer

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Madison (Dane county, Wisconsin, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Washington (DC, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
student of ....  Bonnat, Léon  
..................  (French painter, teacher, and collector, 1833-1922) [500016107]
student of ....  Mills, Clark  
..................  (American sculptor, 1810-1883) [500024114]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Ream, Vinnie (I)

Biographies:
(American sculptor, 1847-1914) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(artist, 1847-1914) ..... [GRL]

Sources and Contributors:
Hoxie, Vinnie Ream ........ [BHA, GRL, VP]
.....................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
.....................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 86002058
Ream, Vinnie ........ [BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, VP Preferred]
..........................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 31 October 2006
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 86002058
Vinne Ream ........ [VP]
......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRL, VP]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Collins, Women Artists in America (1980)
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 31 October 2006
....................  Fielding, Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors, Engravers (1987)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  NY Times obit. 21 November 1914
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Bénézit Dictionary of Artists: English Edition (2006) 11:746
.......... Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 31 October 2006
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