The Indomitable Spirit of Edmonia Lewis. A Narrative Biography, by Harry Henderson

The Indomitable Spirit of Edmonia Lewis. A Narrative Biography,  by Harry Henderson ( co-author of A History of African American Art from 1792 to the Present) and Albert Henderson.

Based primarily on decades of research by Harry Henderson (co-author of A History of African American Artists from 1792 to the Present), this fresh look at Edmonia Lewis’s life and art discusses how she helped shape today’s world.  Revealing the mystery of her final days and more essential facts and sources than ever before collected and published, it includes more than 100,000 words, 50 illustrations (12 in color), 800 notes, a bibliography, and a list of more than 100 works with notes on more than twenty museums that collect her work.
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Independent Opinion:  “The book provides crystalline accounts of Lewis’s feuds and mentorships, as well as rich illustrations of the works being discussed throughout. Overall, the authors deliver a well-constructed mix of primary resources, critical analysis and literary flourishes.” – Kirkus Reviews. “Thank you so much for your excellent research … Your work on Edmonia Lewis will be used for many years to come by scholars, art historians, art collectors and anyone interested in knowing more about this outstanding woman”  – Dr. Sheryl Colyer.  “” – Goodreads.

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