The New Student's Reference Work/Greenough, Horatio

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Greenough (grēn′ṓ), Horatio, an American sculptor, was born at Boston, Sept. 6, 1805, studied for awhile at Harvard, but from 1825 lived at Rome. His principal work is the large statue of Washington, now in front of the national capitol. His other important works are Medora, Venus Victrix and a group of four, called The Rescue. He died suddenly at Somerville, Mass., Dec. 18, 1852.