1. Creator/Author:
  2. Alban Jasper Conant (1)

Abraham Lincoln

Creator:
Alban Jasper Conant
Location:
unknown place made
Origin Date:
Unknown
Materials:
paper, print
Measurements:
overall: 17 in x 12 3/4 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0581
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This color head and shoulders portrait featuring President Abraham Lincoln is a reproduction of a painting by Alban Jasper Conant.. He is shown wearing a black suit, vest, and bow tie and a white collared shirt. The artist has shown Lincoln with blue eyes, dark hair, and a dark beard and is positioned looking directly at the viewer. Conant first painted Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois, in June 1860 just after his nomination as the Republican presidential candidate. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum