American Civil War Cast Plaster Sculpture Abraham Lincoln Stanton General Grant
American Civil War Cast Plaster Sculpture Abraham Lincoln Stanton General Grant. Tittle: "The Council of War". A cast plaster depicting President Abraham Lincoln, Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, and General Ulysses S. Grant discussing the Civil War. Size: H: 24" x Wide: 16" Deep: 12. The brown patina uneven and pealed off the whole surface few damages around Lincoln left hand and paper. Other wise in good condition. From an estate belonging to a private New York art collector. Does not carry authentication documentation. Abraham Lincoln: "Council of War" John Rogers Group. Plaster with reinforced metal figural group by John Rogers of New York titled, on the base, "The Council of War". General Grant is pointing out some salient features of a map to the President while Secretary of War Stanton observes. First introduced in 1867, the work proved so popular that three versions were produced over a number of years. This one is stamped on the base "Patented March 31 1868". Robert Todd Lincoln admired it greatly and Stanton effused: In form and feature [it] surpasses any effort to embody the expression of that great man which I have seen. The whole group is very natural and the work, like others from the same hand, well represents interesting incidents of the time. It has the original buff-colored painted finish. We also offer restoration service on most items. Please inquire for restoration quotes. For a free quote please send us your zip code and we will send a quoted rate from our Fed Ex "Great Rate" account. For claims, all packing materials must be saved and damage should be photographed for inspection. An invoice is generated and sent with total costs after offers are accepted. It is important that we affirm our position as wholesalers and not art experts.
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Venue for resolution of any legal dispute is New York City, New York. The item "American Civil War Cast Plaster Sculpture Abraham Lincoln Stanton General Grant" is in sale since Thursday, October 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "emperors_treasury" and is located in New York, New York.
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- Size: Medium (up to 36in.)
- Region of Origin: US
- Artist: John Rogers (AMERICAN, 1829-1904)
- Style: Realism
- Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
- Quantity Type: Multi-Piece Work
- Painting Surface: Plaster
- Medium: Bronze
- Date of Creation: 1800-1899
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Year: 1873
- Features: Signed
- Width (Inches): 16
- Color: Brown
- Subject: Civil War
- Originality: Original
- Height (Inches): 24