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Memoirs of the baths of Diocletian : or memoirs of a southern veteran / by Moses Jacob Ezekiel,

Memoirs of the baths of Diocletian : or memoirs of a southern veteran / by Moses Jacob Ezekiel,

Ezekiel, Moses Jacob, 1844-1917

Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 656 p. (on partial microfilm reel)

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor, Rome, Italy. Born in Richmond, Va., of a Sephardic Jewish family, Ezekiel was educated at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington. Fought with the Confederates in the Civil War. In 1869, he went to Berlin to study at the Royal Art Academy, and he met with great success, winning a prize that allowed him to study in Rome, where he resided permanently. His studio in Rome was in the Diocletian baths.

Provenance

Donated by Joseph Gutmann, an Art History professor at Wayne State University, who published an edited version of the memoirs in 1975. The photocopy was discarded after microfilming.

Location of Originals

  • Another copy of the microfilm is in the American Jewish Archives in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Microfilm reel 969, frames 437-1155 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.