Daniel Chester French Art Photos

Daniel Chester French (1850-1931), an American Sculptor, created the American Minute Man in Concord, MA, at age 23 for his first commission. He also created the symbol of Wisconsin atop the state capitol & the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC.

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Minute Man statue by Daniel Chester French honors embattled farmers who "fired the shot heard round the world" at Old North Bridge. Concord, MA.Minute Man statue shows colonial with plow & musket at Minute Men National Historical Park. Concord, MA.Minute Man statue of colonial farmer with plow, musket & powder horn at Old North Bridge. Concord, MA.Concord Minute Man of 1775 bronze sculpture by Daniel Chester French at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.
Minute Man statue (1875) by Daniel Chester French honors embattled farmers who "fired the shot heard round the world" at Old North Bridge. Concord, MA.Minute Man statue shows colonial with plow & musket at Minute Men National Historical Park. Concord, MA.Minute Man statue of colonial farmer with plow, musket & powder horn at Old North Bridge. Concord, MA.Concord Minute Man of 1775 bronze sculpture (1889 cast 1917) by Daniel Chester French at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.
John Harvard statue by Daniel Chester French. Cambridge, MA.Detail of John Harvard statue by Daniel Chester French. Cambridge, MA.Richard Morris Hunt Memorial by Daniel Chester French & architect Bruce Price on edge of Central Park. New York, NY.Bust of Richard Morris Hunt by Daniel Chester French at Hunt's memorial in Central Park. New York, NY.
John Harvard statue (1884) by Daniel Chester French. Cambridge, MA.Detail of John Harvard statue (1884) by Daniel Chester French. Cambridge, MA.Richard Morris Hunt Memorial (1898) by Daniel Chester French & architect Bruce Price on edge of Central Park (Fifth Ave. above 70th St.). New York, NY.Bust of Richard Morris Hunt (1898) by Daniel Chester French at Hunt's memorial in Central Park. New York, NY.
Bronze female figure carrying building by Daniel Chester French at Richard Morris Hunt's memorial in Central Park. New York, NY.Jennie Delano bronze portrait relief by Daniel Chester French at Currier Museum of Art. Manchester, NH.Truth plaster sculpture by Daniel Chester French at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Mary Harris Thompson, MD marble bust by Daniel Chester French at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Bronze female figure carrying building (1898) by Daniel Chester French at Richard Morris Hunt's memorial in Central Park. New York, NY.Jennie Delano bronze portrait relief (1898) by Daniel Chester French at Currier Museum of Art. Manchester, NH.Truth plaster sculpture (1900) by Daniel Chester French at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Mary Harris Thompson, MD marble bust (1902) by Daniel Chester French at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
George Hamilton Perkins, Civil War hero of the Mississippi River battles, statue by Daniel Chester French at New Hampshire State House. Concord, NH.Alma Mater sculpture by Daniel Chester French at Columbia University in front of Low Library. New York, NY.Sculpture by David Chester French on Saint Louis Art Museum. St. Louis, MO.The Progress of the State sculpture group by Daniel Chester French & Edward Potter at base of dome of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
George Hamilton Perkins, Civil War hero of the Mississippi River battles, statue (1902) by Daniel Chester French at New Hampshire State House. Concord, NH.Alma Mater sculpture (1903) by Daniel Chester French at Columbia University in front of Low Library. New York, NY.Sculpture (1903) by David Chester French on Saint Louis Art Museum. St. Louis, MO.The Progress of the State sculpture group (C1905) by Daniel Chester French & Edward Potter at base of dome of Minnesota State Capitol. St. Paul, MN.
Monument to Marshall Field founder of retailing empire by Henry Bacon & Daniel Chester French in Graceland Cemetery. Chicago, IL.United States Custom House with series of Four Continents sculptures by Daniel Chester French. New York, NY.Sculpture of Asia from series of Four Continents by Daniel Chester French at U.S. Custom House. New York, NY.Sculpture of America from series of Four Continents by Daniel Chester French at U.S. Custom House. New York, NY.
Monument (1906) to Marshall Field (1835-1906) founder of retailing empire by Henry Bacon & Daniel Chester French in Graceland Cemetery. Chicago, IL.United States Custom House with series of Four Continents sculptures by Daniel Chester French. New York, NY.Sculpture of Asia from series of Four Continents (1907) by Daniel Chester French at U.S. Custom House. New York, NY.Sculpture of America from series of Four Continents (1907) by Daniel Chester French at U.S. Custom House. New York, NY.
Sculpture of America from series of Four Continents by Daniel Chester French at U.S. Custom House. New York, NY.Sculpture of Europe from series of Four Continents by Daniel Chester French at U.S. Custom House. New York, NY.Sculpture of Europe from series of Four Continents by Daniel Chester French at U.S. Custom House. New York, NY.Sculpture of Africa from series of Four Continents by Daniel Chester French at U.S. Custom House. New York, NY.
Sculpture of America from series of Four Continents (1907) by Daniel Chester French at U.S. Custom House. New York, NY.Sculpture of Europe from series of Four Continents (1907) by Daniel Chester French at U.S. Custom House. New York, NY.Sculpture of Europe from series of Four Continents (1907) by Daniel Chester French at U.S. Custom House. New York, NY.Sculpture of Africa from series of Four Continents (1907) by Daniel Chester French at U.S. Custom House. New York, NY.
Sculpture of Africa from series of Four Continents by Daniel Chester French at U.S. Custom House. New York, NY.Commerce statue by Daniel Chester French on Old Federal Building. Cleveland, OH.Jurisprudence statue by Daniel Chester French on Old Federal Building. Cleveland, OH.Abraham Lincoln bronze standing sculpture by Daniel Chester French at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Sculpture of Africa from series of Four Continents (1907) by Daniel Chester French at U.S. Custom House. New York, NY.Commerce statue (1911) by Daniel Chester French on Old Federal Building. Cleveland, OH.Jurisprudence statue (1911) by Daniel Chester French on Old Federal Building. Cleveland, OH.Abraham Lincoln bronze standing sculpture (1912) by Daniel Chester French at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Abraham Lincoln in front of Gettysburg Address statue by Daniel Chester French at Nebraska State Capitol. Lincoln, NE.President Abraham Lincoln statue in Lincoln Memorial. Washington, DC.Bronze model of Abraham Lincoln by Daniel Chester French flanked by portrait paintings by Jacques-Louis David & Sir Thomas Lawrence at Harvard Art Museums. Cambridge, MA.Bronze model of Abraham Lincoln for Lincoln Memorial by Daniel Chester French at Harvard Art Museums. Cambridge, MA.
Abraham Lincoln in front of Gettysburg Address statue (1912) by Daniel Chester French at Nebraska State Capitol. Lincoln, NE.President Abraham Lincoln statue (1914-22) by Daniel Chester French in Lincoln Memorial. Washington, DC.Bronze model of Abraham Lincoln (1916) by Daniel Chester French flanked by portrait paintings by Jacques-Louis David (1817) & Sir Thomas Lawrence (1810) at Harvard Art Museums. Cambridge, MA.Bronze model of Abraham Lincoln (1916) for Lincoln Memorial by Daniel Chester French at Harvard Art Museums. Cambridge, MA.
Abraham Lincoln bronze seated sculpture by Daniel Chester French at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Wisconsin statue by Daniel Chester French atop Wisconsin State Capitol. Madison, WI.Sons of God Saw the Daughters of Men That They Were Fair marble sculpture by Daniel Chester French at Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Dupont Circle Fountain. Washington, DC.
Abraham Lincoln bronze seated sculpture (1916) by Daniel Chester French at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Wisconsin statue (c1917) by Daniel Chester French atop Wisconsin State Capitol. Madison, WI.Sons of God Saw the Daughters of Men That They Were Fair marble sculpture (1918-23) by Daniel Chester French at Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Dupont Circle Fountain (1921) by Daniel Chester French recognizing of Samuel Francis Dupont. Washington, DC.
Bronze Benediction sculpture by Daniel Chester French at Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Fort Worth, TX.Bronze Benediction sculpture by Daniel Chester French at Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Fort Worth, TX.Victory, First Division Memorial by Daniel Chester French at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.Monument to Savannah founder James Edward Oglethorpe who founded Savannah on Feb. 12, 1733, by sculptor Daniel Chester French in Chippewa Square. Savannah, GA.
Bronze Benediction sculpture (1922) by Daniel Chester French at Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Fort Worth, TX.Bronze Benediction sculpture (1922) by Daniel Chester French at Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Fort Worth, TX.Victory, First Division Memorial (model) (c1926) by Daniel Chester French at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.Monument to Savannah founder James Edward Oglethorpe (1696-1785) who founded Savannah on Feb. 12, 1733, by sculptor Daniel Chester French in Chippewa Square. Savannah, GA.
Lion with shield on the base of Oglethorpe Monument by artist Daniel Chester French & architect Henry Bacon. Savannah, GA.


Lion with shield on the base of Oglethorpe Monument by artist Daniel Chester French & architect Henry Bacon. Savannah, GA.



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