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Lincoln Finale, Bust, 7.5", Master Bronze Patina, White House Gift Shop WH 708B
Lincoln Finale Bust


 
Regular Price: $95.00


Product Code: 1860-05
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This portrait owes its inspiration to the last photograph of the President taken by Alexander Gardner on April 10, 1865. The news of Lee's surrender had reached the White House only hours earlier. The end of the Civil War was imminent, but the strain of the ordeal clearly shows up in the portrait. The sculptor, Leo Cherne, made a thorough study of Lincoln's face which he describes as "a palimpsest of human paradox." The bronze original of this portrait head is at the Lincoln Museum at Washington, D.C..
Ships in a substantially padded and protective case.

WH708B

All items are packaged and shipped in our handcrafted, made in the USA, White House Gift Shop, est. 1946 presentation box. An official White House Gift Shop, est.1946 Certificate of Authenticity is included for each item in your order. Our certificates are great accompaniment for gift giving and collection purposes.


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