French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931Alternative names
Sculptor and artist.
From the description of Daniel Chester French papers, circa 1848-1968 (bulk 1911-1945). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450719
Sculptor; New York, N.Y. and Glendale, Mass.
From the description of Daniel Chester French letters, 1908-1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122648173
1850, Apr. 20:
Born, Exeter, N.H.
Dedication of French's first commissioned sculpture, “The Minute Man of Concord”
1875- 1876: Studied and worked on sculpture, Florence, Italy
Carved the seated bronze figure of John Harvard
Married Mary Adams French (died 1939) Established a home and studio, New York, N.Y.
Received award for his statue, “Dr. Gallaudet and His First Deaf-Mute Pupil,” at the Paris Salon, Paris, France
Executed standing figure of Abraham Lincoln for the city of Lincoln, Nebr.
1912- 1915: Chairman, National Commission of Fine Arts
Completed statue of Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.
1931, Oct. 7:
Died, Stockbridge, Mass.
From the guide to the Daniel Chester French Papers, circa 1848-1968, (bulk 1911-1945), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
- Memorials--Washington (D.C.)
- Statues--Washington (D.C.)
- Art--American (?)--Reproductions
- Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
- Art, American
- Sculpture, American
- Boston (Mass.) (as recorded)
- Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
- New York (State)--New York (as recorded)