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HASELTINE, James Henry, sculptor, born in Philadelphia, 2 November, 1833. He studied in Paris and Rome, but came to this country in 1861 to enlist in the United States army. After the close of the civil war, in which he served as major of the 6tb Pennsylvania cavalry, he went to Europe to study art. He has lived in Rome and Paris, and now (1887) resides in Nice. His works include "Happy Youth" (1858); "America Honoring her Fallen Brave" (owned by the Union league of Philadelphia, 186,5); "Love," and "Ingratitude" (1866); "New Wine" (1867); "Superstition," and "Religion" (1868); "America Victorious" (1869); "Nissia, wife of King Candaules of Lydia" (1876); "The Ball Player" (1871); "Ida" (1875); "Kissing Cherubs" (1878); "Captivity" (1879); "Cleopatra" (1882); "The Morning Star" (1883); "Fortune" (1884); "Hero" (1885); and portraits of Henry W. Longfellow, T. Buchanan Read, and Generals Sheridan, Hartsuff, Merritt, Forsyth, and Duryce.--His brother, William Stanley, artist, born in Philadelphia, 11 January, 1835, was graduated at Harvard in 1854, after which he studied art in his native city under Weber. He then went to Europe and studied in Dusseldorf and in Rome, where he now (1887) resides. He was elected a member of the National academy in 1861. His early works include "Indian Rock, Nahant," "Castle Rock, Nahant," and a "Calm Sea, Mentone." Other pictures by his hand are "Bay of Naples," "Ischia," "Spezzia," "Ostia," "Pontine Marshes," and "Venice." He sent to the Centennial exhibition of 1876 "Ruins of a Roman Theatre, Sicily," and "Natural Arch at, Capri."
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