In Remembrance of Daniel Chester French

  • Unidentified, In Remembrance of Daniel Chester French, 1932, bronze token, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the heirs of Albert Laessle: Mrs. Albertine de Bempt Laessle, Mr. Albert M. Laessle and Mr. Paul Laessle, 1972.167.51

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This token was created by an unknown artist in remembrance of American sculptor Daniel Chester French (1850-1931). French created several monumental sculptures during his career, including The Concord Minute Man, located in Minute Man National Memorial Park, Concord, Mass., and the seated figure of Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. French was a founding member of the National Sculpture Society, which sponsored this memorial medal shortly after the artist died.  

Title
In Remembrance of Daniel Chester French
Artist
Commissioner
Founder
Date
1932
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the heirs of Albert Laessle: Mrs. Albertine de Bempt Laessle, Mr. Albert M. Laessle and Mr. Paul Laessle

Mediums
Mediums Description
bronze token
Classifications
Keywords
  • Monument – memorial – Chester
Object Number
1972.167.51
Palette
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