Lost & Found: Edmonia Lewis's Cleopatra

June 7, 1996 – April 14, 1997

Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC

3rd Floor, Gallery 3-D Floor Plan

This exhibition features the long-missing, 2-ton marble sculpture The Death of Cleopatra by this African American artist. This sculpture was first exhibited at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition in 1876, and was recently discovered in a Chicago suburb and restored.