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Daniel Chester French: The Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C.
Photographed by Katherine Welles



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Daniel Chester French

[American Neoclassical Sculptor, 1850-1931]

• Relationships: Studied under Thomas Ball.
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteDaniel Chester French at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston

Notable SiteDaniel Chester French at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Draped Female Figure, ca.1922/29

Amon Carter Museum, Texas

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
2 works online

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
22 works by or related to the artist

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Jennie Delano, 1898

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Bust of Ralph Waldo Emerson

National Statuary Hall, Washington D.C.

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Bust of Abraham Lincoln

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Abraham Lincoln

Daniel Chester French at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

The Huntington Library, California

The Newark Museum, New Jersey
The Concord Minute Man of 1775, 1889-90

U.S. Senate Art Collection
John Adams

U.S. Senate Art Collection
Henry Wilson

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SitePhotographs by Lee Sandstead ("The world's most fired-up Art Historian")
Immortal Love (The Sons of God Saw the Daughters of Man That They were Fair), 1923

Notable SitePhotographs by Lee Sandstead ("The world's most fired-up Art Historian")

Notable SitePhotographs by Lee Sandstead ("The world's most fired-up Art Historian")
In Flanders Fields (The Milton Memorial), 1925

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Chris Miller's Gallery of Figure Sculpture of the 20th Century

Daniel Chester French: Sculpture In Situ

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture Inventory

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Daniel Chester French  
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Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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