Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin, TX Photos

The Elisabet Ney Museum is located in the house, called Formosa, that she built & sculpted in (1892-1907) (304 E. 44th St.) in Austin. Elisabet Ney (1833-1907) who trained as a sculptor in Germany became the first major Texas sculptor. Some of her art not in this museum (e.g. Austin & Houston from the State Capitol) are appended to this page to create a more complete profile of this female artist.

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Elisabet Ney Museum in artist's former home Formosa. Austin, TX.Elisabet Ney Museum in house she built & worked. Austin, TX.Tower built by Texas' first sculptor Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Ney's Formosa house sits in field of native Texas wildflowers at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Elisabet Ney Museum (304 E. 44th St.) in artist's former home Formosa. Austin, TX.Elisabet Ney Museum in house she built & worked (1892-1907). Austin, TX.Tower (1902) built by Texas' first sculptor Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Ney's Formosa house sits in field of native Texas wildflowers at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Restored native Texas prairie wildflower grounds at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Relief carved in wall near front door of Formosa house by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Self portrait bust by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Busts of Edmund Montgomery & Elisabet Ney by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Restored native Texas prairie wildflower grounds at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Relief carved in wall near front door of Formosa house by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Self portrait bust (1903 after 1863 original) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Busts of Edmund Montgomery & Elisabet Ney (husband & wife) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Dr. Edmund Montgomery, husband of Elisabet, marble bust by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Prometheus Bound plaster sculpture by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Busts of famous statesmen by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Giuseppe Garibaldi marble bust by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Dr. Edmund Montgomery, husband of Elisabet, marble bust (1864) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Prometheus Bound plaster sculpture (1865) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Busts of famous statesmen by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Giuseppe Garibaldi marble bust (1865) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Jacob Grimm plaster bust by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Otto von Bismarck plaster bust by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Arthur Schopenhauer plaster bust by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Sursum marble sculpture by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Jacob Grimm plaster bust (1858) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Otto von Bismarck plaster bust (1867) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Arthur Schopenhauer plaster bust (1853) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Sursum marble sculpture (1864) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Detail of Sursum marble sculpture by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Fireplace with art critic plaster relief by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.King Ludwig II of Bavaria bust by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.List of works by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Detail of Sursum marble sculpture (1864) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Fireplace with art critic plaster relief (1863) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.King Ludwig II of Bavaria bust (1869) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.List of works by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Elevated nook with King Ludwig II of Bavaria plaster sculpture by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.St. Sebastian plaster sculpture by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Photograph of Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Array of sculptures by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Elevated nook with King Ludwig II of Bavaria plaster sculpture (1869) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.St. Sebastian plaster sculpture (1856) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Photograph of Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Array of sculptures by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Sam Houston plaster sculpture by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Stephen F. Austin plaster sculpture by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Busts of famous Texans by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Albert Sidney Johnston plaster bust by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Sam Houston plaster sculpture (1893) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Stephen F. Austin plaster sculpture (1893) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Busts of famous Texans by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Albert Sidney Johnston plaster bust (1902) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Stephen F. Austin plaster bust by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Stephen F. Austin plaster bust by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Marble bust of Christ by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.William Lambdin Prather plaster bust by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Prather was President of Univ. of Texas who popularized "The Eyes of Texas are Upon You". Austin, TX.
Stephen F. Austin plaster bust (1892) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Stephen F. Austin plaster bust (1892) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Marble bust of Christ (1902) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.William Lambdin Prather plaster bust (1905) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Prather (1860-1925) was President of Univ. of Texas who popularized "The Eyes of Texas are Upon You". Austin, TX.
Presidential candidate William Jennings Bryant plaster bust by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Lady Macbeth plaster sculpture by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Anatomical studies by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Younger Sam Houston plaster bust by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Presidential candidate William Jennings Bryant plaster bust (1899) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Lady Macbeth plaster sculpture (1902) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Anatomical studies by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Younger Sam Houston plaster bust (1892) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Older Sam Houston plaster bust by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Gallery of Elisabet Ney sculptures at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Benedette Tobin plaster bust by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.General Albert Sidney Johnston on his death at Civil War Battle of Shiloh plaster grave sculpture by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Older Sam Houston plaster bust (1892) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Gallery of Elisabet Ney sculptures at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Benedette Tobin plaster bust (1892) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.General Albert Sidney Johnston on his death at Civil War Battle of Shiloh plaster grave sculpture (1902) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Hallway in second floor bedroom tower at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Second floor bedroom fire & simple furniture preferred by Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Mail order bookshelf obtained by Ney with coupons from boxes of Grape-Nuts cereal at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Sleeping cot used by Ney who did not use mattresses & who liked to sleep under the stars at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Hallway in second floor bedroom tower (1902) at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Second floor bedroom fire & simple furniture preferred by Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Mail order bookshelf obtained by Ney with coupons from boxes of Grape-Nuts cereal at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Sleeping cot used by Ney who did not use mattresses & who liked to sleep under the stars at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Items used by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Ney's tea kettle & ceramic pitcher found at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Liendo Plantation painting by Frank Klepper at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Sam Houston sculpture by Elisabet Ney originally displayed at World's Columbian Exposition at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Items used by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Ney's tea kettle & ceramic pitcher found at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Liendo Plantation (Ney's home 1873-92 in Hempstead, TX) painting by Frank Klepper at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Sam Houston sculpture (c1893) by Elisabet Ney originally displayed at World's Columbian Exposition at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Detail of Sam Houston sculpture by Elisabet Ney at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Sam Houston plaster model by Elisabet Ney at Bullock Texas State History Museum. Austin, TX.Stephen F. Austin sculpture by Elisabet Ney originally displayed at World's Columbian Exposition at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Statue of Anglo-Texan founder Stephen Fuller Austin by Elisabet Ney in State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Detail of Sam Houston sculpture (c1893) by Elisabet Ney at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Sam Houston plaster model (1894) by Elisabet Ney (lent: U/TX Austin) at Bullock Texas State History Museum. Austin, TX.Stephen F. Austin sculpture (c1893) by Elisabet Ney originally displayed at World's Columbian Exposition at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Statue (1894) of Anglo-Texan founder Stephen Fuller Austin by Elisabet Ney in State Capitol. Austin, TX.
Stephen F. Austin plaster portrait bust by Elisabet Ney at Bullock Texas State History Museum. Austin, TX.Elisabet Ney's sculpting tools at Susanna Dickinson Museum House. Austin, TX.

Stephen F. Austin plaster portrait bust (c1893) by Elisabet Ney (lent: U/TX Austin) at Bullock Texas State History Museum. Austin, TX.Elisabet Ney's sculpting tools at Susanna Dickinson Museum House. Austin, TX.


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