Daniel Chester French

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Daniel Chester French (April 20, 1850 – October 7, 1931) was an American sculptor of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, best known for his 1874 sculpture The Minute Man in Concord, Massachusetts, and his 1920 monumental statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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Daniel Chester French
French in 1902
Born(1850-04-20)April 20, 1850
DiedOctober 7, 1931(1931-10-07) (aged 81)
EducationMassachusetts Institute of Technology (no degree)
Known forSculpture
Notable workAbraham Lincoln
MovementAmerican Renaissance
Patron(s)Hiram Powers, Thomas Ball
America, one of the Four Continents at The Alexander Hamilton Custom House, Bowling Green, New York City