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Edward Virginius Valentine (November 12, 1838 - October 19, 1930) was an American sculptor.

He was born on November 12, 1838 in Richmond, Virginia. He studied in Europe: in Paris with Couture and Jouffroy, in Italy under Bonanti, and with August Kiss in Berlin. He briefly headed the Valentine Richmond History Center, which was founded by his brother, Mann S. Valentine, Jr. He died on October 19, 1930 in Richmond, Virginia.

Recumbent Lee, marble, Lexington, Virginia, 1875
Stonewall Jackson Monument, bronze. Lexington Virginia, 1891
Matthew Fontaine Maury http://www.civilwar.si.edu/navies_maury.html bronze, 1869
Williams Carter Wickham Monument, bronze. Monroe Park, Richmond, Virginia, 1891
General Hugh Mercer Monument, Washington Avenue Historic District, 1906
Robert E. Lee, National Statuary Hall Collection from the state of Virginia, marble, United States Capitol, Washington D.C., 1909
Thomas Jefferson, marble, Jefferson Hotel, Richmond, Virginia, 1894
Jefferson Davis, Monument Avenue, bronze, Richmond, Virginia, 1907, and New Orleans, Louisiana, 1911
John James Audubon, bronze, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1910

Recumbent statue of General Robert E. Lee, Lexington, Virginia, 1915

Cocke, Edward J., Monumental New Orleans, LaFayette Publishers, New Orleans, 1968
Opitz, Glenn B, Editor, Mantle Fielding’s Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers, Apollo Book, Poughkeepsie, NY, 1986
Edward Virginius Valentine Sculpture Studio Timeline


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