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Anne Whitney (September 2, 1821 in Watertown, Massachusetts – January 23, 1915 in Boston, Massachusetts) was an American sculptor and poet.
She was an accomplished portraitist, completing statues and busts of such famous individuals as John Keats, Samuel Adams, Toussaint l’Ouverture, William Lloyd Garrison, Charles Sumner, the suffragist Frances Willard, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Samuel Sewall, Alice Freeman Palmer, Robert Gould Shaw, Eben Norton Horsford, Harriet Martineau, Jennie McGraw Fiske, Lucy Stone and others.
Other of her works can be found in the collections of the Smithsonian Institution, Amherst College, Cornell University, Dallas Museum of Art, Harvard University, Smith College, Wellesley College, the Women’s Christian Temperance Union, Newark Museum, Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Mark Twain Memorial, and the Boston Public Library.
The article “Mapping the ‘White Marmorean Flock’: Anne Whitney Abroad, 1866–1867,” uses Whitney’s extensive correspondence to create a timeline and associated maps of two trips Whitney made in Europe during this period.