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Sculpture -- United States

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View Resource Chesterwood: The Workshop of an American Sculptor

The National Park Service has become well-known for their Teaching with Historic Places Lesson Plans series, and this recent addition is a fine complement to their previous endeavors. This particular plan deals with the workshop and life of Daniel Chester French, the noted American sculptor who is perhaps best known for his sculpture of Abraham Lincoln that graces the Lincoln Monument. The lesson...

https://www.nps.gov/articles/chesterwood-the-workshop-of-an-...
View Resource Jean-Antoine Houdon: Sculptor of the Enlightenment

Organized in the US by the J. Paul Getty Museum and the National Gallery of Art, this exhibition brought together for the first time over 70 portrait sculptures by Jean-Antoine Houdon, probably the greatest portrait sculptor of the 18th century. The Web version of the exhibition presents two sculptures that can be rotated and viewed in the round (portrait of Marie-Sébastien-Charles-François...

http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/houdon/
View Resource Farber Gravestone Collection

David Rumsey and his cartographically-minded colleagues have developed a number of excellent online collections of maps and other visual ephemera over the past few years, and this latest resource will be one that visitors will want to peruse at length. This particular collection contains over 13,500 images documenting the various sculptural elements on more than 9000 gravestones. Most of the...

http://www.davidrumsey.com/farber/