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Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Object Number: 
1954.79
Date: 
1919-1920
Medium: 
Plaster
Dimensions: 
Overall: 43 3/4 in. (111.1 cm)
Description: 
Portrait head: Full-size plaster maquette for head of Abraham Lincoln for the colossal marble statue at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. William Penn Cresson (Margaret French)
Provenance: 
Mrs. William Penn Cresson (Margaret French), daughter of the artist -original marble statue cut by the Piccirilli brothers, NY for the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group