1. Creator/Author:
  2. Chicago Statuary Co. (1)

Abraham Lincoln Bust

Creator:
Chicago Statuary Co.
Location:
Unknown Place Made
Origin Date:
1860-2000
Materials:
bronze
Measurements:
overall: 24 in x 11 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0839
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This bust of Abraham Lincoln depicts him from the chest up. Lincoln is bare chested and clean shaven. His head in turned to the viewer's left. The bust sits atop a square plinth that is on top of a cylindrical pedestal. The entire piece is a dark bronze color. For more information on the sculptural studies of Lincoln by Leonard W. Volk see "Lincoln Lore" issues 241, 1047, and 1421-1425.