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Study for Lincoln the Frontiersman

Reduced-scale portrait bust of Abraham Lincoln as a young man

Signed

Avard T. Fairbanks

Provenance

1980s, cast by Skylight Studios for Johnathan L. Fairbanks from an original plaster in his collection; 1980s, gift of Fairbanks to Frederick Sharf; 2011, year-end-gift of Jean S. and Frederick A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

designed 1940-44; this cast 1980-89

Object Place

Woburn, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 42.5 x 14 x 17.8 cm (16 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2103

Medium or Technique

Painted plaster

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture