Life Cast of the Hands and Face of Abraham Lincoln

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

1860

Artist:

Leonard Welk Volk
American, 1828–1895

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American Art

Artist

Leonard Welk Volk Leonard Welk Folk

Title

Life Cast of the Hands and Face of Abraham Lincoln

Origin

United States

Date

1860

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

Life Mask: 24.1 × 21 × 14 cm (9 1/2 × 8 1/4 × 5 7/8 in.); Right hand: 14.6 × 13 × 8.9 cm (5 3/4 × 15 1/8 × 3 1/2 in.); Left hand: 16.5 × 10.8 × 7.5 cm (6 1/2 × 4 1/4 × 2 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Leonard Welk Volk

Reference Number

1891.77-1891.79

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