American artistDied when: 58 years 42 days (697 months)
Star Sign: Virgo
Joseph Mozier (August 22, 1812 – October 3, 1870) was an American sculptor active in Italy.He was born in Burlington, Vermont, in 1812.In 1831 he moved to New York City, where he worked as a merchant.
He retired from business around 1845, and shortly afterward went to Europe, studying sculpture for several years in Florence, after which he moved to Rome.
His best-known work is Undine, the title character in the novella by Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, a water nymph who falls in love with a man.
He won a grand prize for it in Rome in 1867.He made a short visit to the United States in 1870, and was hospitalized upon his return in London, England.
He died in , Switzerland, while en route to his home in Italy.
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