1. Creator/Author:
  2. Avard Fairbanks (9)

Abraham Lincoln Bust

Creator:
Avard Fairbanks
Location:
Unknown Place Made
Origin Date:
1865-2000
Materials:
metal
Measurements:
overall: 19 1/2 in x 12 in x 11 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.1212
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This bronze bust depicts a fairly young Abraham Lincoln without any beard. He directly faces the audience and is wearing a collared shirt that is open at the throat and chest. The whole piece is bronze-gold color and is highly textured. On the PL side is the sculptor's name, 1942, and "13/30" indicating this bust is number 13 of an edition of 30. For more information the sculptor, see "Lincoln Lore" number 1870, Fall, 2002, pages 4-9. Also copy and paste the following URL into your browser: https://archive.org/details/statuxxxflinc Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum