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From the Minute Man to the Lincoln Memorial: The Timeless Sculpture of Daniel Chester French

October 11, 2013 — March 23, 2014


Daniel Chester French (1850-1931) is best known for his monuments of two icons of American history: the Minute Man in Concord, MA (1871-75) and the seated figure of Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC (1911-22). French completed over one hundred memorials and monuments during his productive career in Concord and later in New York  City and Stockbridge, Massachusetts. This exhibition included some rarely displayed objects from French’s Chesterwood studio highlighting the role that Concord played in French’s life and career.

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