About Larkin Goldsmith Mead
Wikipedia Biographical Summary:
"...Larkin Goldsmith Mead (January 3, 1835 – October 15, 1910) was an American sculptor, working in a neoclassical style."""
"...He was born at Chesterfield, New Hampshire, and was a pupil (1853-1855) of Henry Kirke Brown. During the early part of the American Civil War he was at the front for six months, with the Army of the Potomac, as an artist for Harper's Weekly; and in 1862-1865 he was in Italy, being for part of the time attached to the United States consulate at Venice, while William Dean Howells, his brother-in-law, was consul. He returned to America in 1865, but subsequently went back to Italy and lived at Florence where he died..."
"...His brother William Rutherford Mead (1846-1928) was a well-known architect, the Mead of McKim, Mead, and White..."
SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Larkin Goldsmith Mead', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 8 March 2011, 23:01 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Larkin_Goldsmith_Mead&oldid=417862639> [accessed 27 August 2011]