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Joseph Mozier (1812-1870) 'Pocahontas', A Marble Bust signed 'J. MOZIER. Sc FLOR. 1848' 23½in. (59.6cm.) high
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L. Taft, The History of American Sculpture, New York, 1952 edition, pp. 109-111

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Mozier, a New York businessman, moved to Italy in 1845 to become a professional sculptor. His best known works are his figures of Indian maidens, Pocahontas, The Wept of Wish-ton-Wish, and The Indian Girl's Lament which are often based on contemporary literary sources.

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