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  • Timeline: Chesterwood Property (1896-Present)

    Timeline: Chesterwood Property (1896-Present)

    1897

    Daniel Chester French (DCF) purchases property in Glendale, Massachusetts and begins renovation and design of summer home and studio called Chesterwood (his third and named after his father’s house in Chester, New Hampshire). Family usually lived at Chesterwood from May to October.

    1897-8

    Barn at Chesterwood relocated

    1898

    Studio at Chesterwood completed on former site of barn; work on [...]

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  • Timeline: Daniel Chester French (1850-1931)

    Timeline: Daniel Chester French (1850-1931)

    April 20, 1850

    Born in Exeter, New Hampshire.

    1869

    Executes bust of his father, Henry Flagg French, and relief of his sister, Sarah Flagg French.

    March-April 1870

    Works in studio of John Quincy Adams Ward.

    Winter 1871-2

    Studies with William Rimmer.

    November 1873

    Commissioned to execute Minute Man for town of Concord, Massachusetts.

    October 1874

    Goes to Florence, Italy. Works in studio of Thomas [...]

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  • French Added to The Met’s Timeline of Art History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art has added a biography and timeline for Daniel Chester French to the Met’s timeline of Art History. This is an incredibly useful resource with links and images. Check it out!

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