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William Wetmore Story
Birth: Feb. 12, 1819
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Oct. 7, 1895
Vallombrosa
Città Metropolitana di Firenze
Toscana, Italy

Artist. By the time he devoted his energies to sculpting he already had a successful law practice and had published poetry, essays, and the papers of his father, Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story. One of his finest pieces of sculpture is "Angel Of Grief," the tomb of his wife Emelyn. Others are "Cleopatra," "Semiramis," "Libyan Sibil," "Sardanapalus," "Judith," "Delilah," and "Jerusalem Desolate." Among his writings are "Life and Letters of Joseph Story," "Roba di Roma," and "Proportions of the Human Figure." (bio by: MC) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Story (1779 - 1845)
  Sarah Waldo Wetmore Story (1784 - 1855)
 
 Spouse:
  Emelyn Eldredge Story (1820 - 1895)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Story (1847 - 1853)*
  Thomas Waldo Story (1855 - 1915)*
  Julian Story (1857 - 1919)*
 
 Siblings:
  Caroline Wetmore Story (1810 - 1811)*
  Joseph Story (1811 - 1815)*
  Caroline Wetmore Story (1813 - 1819)*
  Mary Story (1814 - 1815)*
  Mary Oliver Story Curtis (1817 - 1848)*
  William Wetmore Story (1819 - 1895)
  Louisa May Story (1821 - 1831)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Campo Cestio
Rome
Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale
Lazio, Italy
Plot: Next to his wife, behind Percy Bysshe Shelley's grave.
 
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Originally Created by: MC
Record added: Jul 15, 2005
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- Janis•E
 Added: Oct. 5, 2017
Your wife's sculpture doesn't even need words to describe your sorrow in losing her, rest peacefully, sir
- Cheryl Mueller
 Added: Sep. 6, 2017

- Janis•E
 Added: Feb. 12, 2017
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