Suggestions for Further Reading

Adams, Adeline.  Daniel Chester French: Sculptor.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1932.

Craven, Wayne.  Sculpture in America.  New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1968; reprint ed., 1984.

Cresson, Margaret French.  Journey into Fame: The Life of Daniel Chester French. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1947.

Emmet, Alan.  So Fine a Prospect: Historic New England Gardens.  Hanover, NH, and London: University Press of New England, 1996.

French, Mary Adams.  Memories of a Sculptor’s Wife.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1928.

Gillette, Jane Brown.  Chesterwood.  Washington, D.C.: The National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1997.

Goldstein, Ernest.  The Statue Abraham Lincoln: A Masterpiece by Daniel Chester French.  Minneapolis: Lerner Publishing Co., 1997.

Jackson, Richard S., Jr., and Gilder, Cornelia Brooke.  Houses of the Berkshires, 1870-1930.  New York: Acanthus Press, 2002.

Richman, Michael T.  Daniel Chester French: An American Sculptor.  Postscript by Paul W. Ivory.  New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1976; reprint ed., 1983.

Thomas, Christopher A.  The Lincoln Memorial & American Life.  Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2002.

Daniel Chester French, William Penn Cresson, Margaret French Cresson, and Mary Adams French (Photo courtesy of the Chapin Library, Williams College, Gift of the National Trust for Historic Preservation/Chesterwood, a National Trust Historic Site, Stockbridge, Massachusetts)
Daniel Chester French, William Penn Cresson, Margaret French Cresson, and Mary Adams French (Photo courtesy of the Chapin Library, Williams College, Gift of the National Trust for Historic Preservation/Chesterwood, a National Trust Historic Site, Stockbridge, Massachusetts)

 
 

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