1. Creator/Author:
  2. Vittore Bocchetta (2)

Life Mask of Abraham Lincoln

Creator:
Clark Mills, Vittore Bocchetta
Location:
Washingon, D.C.
Origin Date:
1865
Materials:
metal
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/2 in x 7 in x 8 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0838
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This replica life mask of President Abraham Lincoln depicts his face and the top section of his head. The eyes appear closed and the cheekbones are prominent. The bust rests on a brown and white marble base that is square. On the back of the base is a label that reads, "Mills, Clark: Bronze Copy of Life Mask of Abraham Lincoln, Made Originally In February, 1865. AH $875.00." Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum