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Artist:
John Rogers, 30 Oct 1829 - 26 Jul 1904  Search this
Sitter:
Ulysses Simpson Grant, 27 Apr 1822 - 23 Jul 1885  Search this
Abraham Lincoln, 12 Feb 1809 - 15 Apr 1865  Search this
Edwin McMasters Stanton, 19 Dec 1814 - 24 Dec 1869  Search this
Medium:
Painted plaster
Dimensions:
Object: 61 x 40.6 x 36.2cm (24 x 16 x 14 1/4")
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1873 (after 1868 original)
Exhibition Label:
In this group sculpture, General Ulysses S. Grant (1822–1885; standing, left) lays out his plans for an all-out, unrelenting campaign against the Confederacy in Virginia and throughout the South to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton (1814–1869) and a seated President Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865). Stanton described this actual council of war, which occurred in Washington, D.C., in August 1864.
The artist patented this sculpture in 1868 and sold plaster replicas such as this one for twenty-five dollars.
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Male  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Military\Soldier  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Environmentalist  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Illinois  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\Government Official\Surveyor  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\State Senator\Illinois  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Politics and Government\Government Official\Postmaster  Search this
Abraham Lincoln: Crafts and Trades\Boat builder  Search this
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Male  Search this
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War  Search this
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War  Search this
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Edwin McMasters Stanton: Male  Search this
Edwin McMasters Stanton: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Edwin McMasters Stanton: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\US Attorney General  Search this
Edwin McMasters Stanton: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Stuart F. Mackler
Object number:
L/NPG.2.94
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Exhibition:
American Origins
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 112
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f9b6e54c-b12e-43a5-8f18-28db570e977c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_L_NPG.2.94