Last Weekend to See “Deep & Subtle Expression”

By Erin Carlson Mast

This is the last weekend to view the special exhibition, “A Deep and Subtle Expression: Lincoln in Sculpture – Works from National Trust Collections, ” which closes on December 19th, 2008.   The exhibition, located in the Robert H. Smith Visitor Education Center at President Lincoln’s Cottage, is open during regular visitor hours:  http://www.lincolncottage.org/visit/index.htm

Charles Keck maquette of Abraham Lincoln sculpture.

Maquette of Abraham Lincoln by Charles Keck.

Collections in the show are exclusively from Historic Sites of the National Trust for Historic Preservation including: President Lincoln’s Cottage, Woodrow Wilson House, Chesterwood Estate & Museum, and Villa Finale.

The exhibition features sculptural works from the likes of L.W. Volk and Daniel Chester French, as well as two studies for the newly installed sculpture of Lincoln and his horse at President Lincoln’s Cottage.  

Ms. Mast is the Curator for President Lincoln’s Cottage.

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One response to “Last Weekend to See “Deep & Subtle Expression”

  1. Lorena Carlson

    It looks like it would have been amazing to view this collection. Sorry I missed it! I am looking forward to seeing the new outdoor sculpture of Lincoln and his horse the next time I am in D.C.

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