Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
Date: ca. 1865
Medium: Cream and black painted plaster
Dimensions: Overall: 10 1/4 x 8 3/4 x 7/8 in. ( 26 x 22.2 x 2.2 cm )
Place made: North America, U.S.A.
Description: Bas-relief portrait.
Credit Line: Purchased from Elie Nadelman
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Object Number: 1937.1139
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman