Daniel Chester French

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Daniel Chester French (1850 – 1931) was an American Neoclassical sculptor. He is best known for the sculpture of a seated Abraham Lincoln which is located in the Lincoln Memorial. Another works from hundreds of his sculptures are: The Concord Minute Man, in Concord, Massachusetts, The John Harvard Monument, Harvard Yard in Cambridge, Massachusetts, The Republic, found at Jackson Park, Chicago, Illinois, Alma Mater, campus of Columbia University in New York City, The Clark Memorial, located in Forest Hills Cemetery in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, near Boston, [1] The Angel of Death and the Sculptor, Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, etc.

French was a founding member of the National Sculpture Society.


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The Angel of Death and the Sculptor.


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The Clark Memorial.

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