Edward Virginius Valentine

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Edward Virginius Valentine (November 12, 1838 - October 19, 1930) was an American sculptor born in Richmond, Virginia. He studied in Europe--in Paris with Couture and Jouffroy, in Italy under Bonanti, and with August Kiss in Berlin. He briefly headed the Valentine Richmond History Center, which was founded by his brother, Mann S. Valentine, Jr.The Wickham-Valentine House, part of the Valentine Museum in Richmond is on the National Register of Historic Places and was named for him and his brother.[1]He died on October 19, 1930 in Richmond, Virginia.

Edward Valentine Studio Postcard
Stonewall Jackson Monument, Lexington, Virginia
Washington Duke


Recumbent statue of General Robert E. Lee, Lexington, Virginia, 1915


  1. ^ "Edward V. Valentine Sculpture Studio | Historic Artists' Homes & Studios". artistshomes.org. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  • Cocke, Edward J., Monumental New Orleans, LaFayette Publishers, New Orleans, 1968
  • Opitz, Glenn B, Editor, Mantle Fielding’s Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers, Apollo Book, Poughkeepsie, NY, 1986
  • Edward Virginius Valentine Sculpture Studio Timeline

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