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Ezekiel, Moses Jacoblocked

(b Richmond, VA, Oct 28, 1844; d Rome, Italy, March 21, 1917).
  • Keith Gibson


American sculptor, active in Italy. Ezekiel earned international fame during the third quarter of the 19th century for his allegorical monuments and portraiture. Ezekiel was the first Jewish American to create sculptural monuments for the Jewish community and was also noted for his Civil War memorials to Southern heroes. His career was spent in Rome living and working as an expatriate....

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