Daniel Chester French: Sculpting an American Vision
On exhibit in the Barn Gallery at Chesterwood is a showcase of important works that evoke the breadth and scope of French’s career, as well as dramatize the scale and proportion of these four core monuments:
- The Minute Man, Concord, Massachusetts (1875)
- The Continents, United States Custom House, New York (1906)
- Samuel F. Dupont Memorial, the fountain at Dupont Circle, Washington, DC (1921)
- Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC (1922)
The exhibit explores Daniel Chester French’s creative process, his style and the social context for his work.