Story, William Wetmore (M)

b. 12 February 1819. d. 7 October 1895. Nationality: American. VIAF.
American sculptor, poet, and art critic. Pseudonym: “W. W. S.” Alternative signature: “W. W. Story.” Educated at Harvard and Harvard Law School. Abandoned legal profession for artistic career. Travelled to Europe in 1847 and established a studio in Rome in 1856, becoming an important member of the expatriate community and close friends with many prominent writers and artists. Poetry volumes include *Poems* (1847, 1856), *Poems and Lyrics, Parchments and Portraits* (1886). Biographical information: *ANB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Giannone 1862-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9661
Twilight Dozing 1863-08-15 All the Year Round Poet 3073
Padre Bandelli Proses to the Duke Ludovico Sforza About Leonardo Da Vinci 1864-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9676
Leonardo Da Vinci Poetises to the Duke in His Own Defence 1864-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9677
In the Garden 1864-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9678
Symbols 1864-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9679
I.—In the Antechamber of Monsignore Del Fiocco 1865-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9680
II.—Il Curato 1865-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9681
Cleopatra 1865-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9738
Marcus Aurelias to Lucius Verus 1865-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9739
Ginevra da Siena 1866-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9804
“Carissimo” 1866-11-01 Good Words Poet 1815
Nina 1867-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9836
Orestes 1868-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10418
Marcus Antonius 1868-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10416
The Lilac 1868-09-01 Good Words Poet 1913
At Peace 1868-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10434
A Roman Lawyer in Jerusalem—First Century 1868-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10437
The Desolation of Jerusalem 1872-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10297
Chersiphron 1872-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10300
The End of the Banquet 1872-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10287
Autumn 1873-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10273
I. Morning in Spring. Love 1873-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10275
II. Evening in Summer. Doubt 1873-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10276
III. Twilight in Winter. Despair 1873-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10277
To Charles Sumner. In Memoriam 1874-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10223
Primavera 1876-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9748
Companions on the Road 1878-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9584
Tantalus 1878-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9585
The Two Muses 1878-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9318
The Mandolinata 1879-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9246
The Empty Hall 1879-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9247
The Blackbird 1880-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9267
A Jewish Rabbi in Rome. With a Commentary by Ben Israel 1880-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9272
Io Victis 1881-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9026
Moon-Rise 1882-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9013
Sunrise 1882-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9012
Baron Fisco at Home 1882-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9014
“De Mortuis” 1884-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8916
Coming into Port 1884-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8917
The Death of Anthony 1888-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8595
To James Russell Lowell 1891-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8273
An Old “Seventy-Four” Frigate 1894-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8139