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Daniel Chester French: The Female Form Revealed - Checklist

Daniel Chester French, Mourning Victory, Head (Melvin Memorial), 1907, bronze, 20 ½ x 10 3/8 x 11 7/8 inches, Chesterwood, a National Trust Site, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Bequest of Margaret French Cresson. Photograph by Paul Rocheleau, courtesy Chesterwood.
Daniel Chester French, Mourning Victory, Head (Melvin Memorial), 1907, bronze, Chesterwood, a National Trust Site, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Bequest of Margaret French Cresson. Photograph by Paul Rocheleau, courtesy Chesterwood. 

Exhibition Checklist

Unless otherwise noted, all works by Daniel Chester French, are from the collection of Chesterwood, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, and were a gift to Chesterwood from the Daniel Chester French Foundation. Measurements are in inches, height, width, depth.

  1. Memory, 1886, 1909–1919
    Maquette, 1886, bronze, 10 1/4 x 5 x 7 3/4
  2. Richard Morris Hunt Memorial, 1896–1901
    1. Painting and Sculpture, Maquette, 1896–1897, plaster, 12 3/4 x 4 5/8 x 3 5/8, Gift of Jonathan Wilson in Memory of Caroline Morton Judd and Janette Weaver Wilson
    2. Painting and Sculpture, Maquette, 1896–1897, plaster, 12 3/4 x 4 5/8 x 3 5/8
    3. Painting and Sculpture, 1896–1897, bronze, 12 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 31/2
    4. Architecture, Maquette, 1896–1897, plaster, 13 x 4 1/8 x 3 1/8
    5. Carlotta, 1899, bronze, 25 1/4, height, Bequest of Margaret French Cresson
  3. Francis Parkman Memorial, 1897–1906
    2nd Model, 1902, plaster, 10 1/8 x 26 1/4 x 8 1/8
  4. Minnesota State Capitol, 1898-1906
    Wisdom, Working Model, 1900, plaster, 58 x 20 x 12, Boston Athenæum, Susan Morse Hilles Fund for Art Acquisition, 2016
  5. Alma Mater, 1900–1903
    1. Sketch, 1900, plaster, 7 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 3 7/8, Gift of Jonathan Wilson in Memory of Caroline Morton Judd and Janette Weaver Wilson
    2. Sketch, 1900, plaster, 10 x 6 x 5 1/8
    3. Sketch, 1900, plaster, 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 x 5 1/8, Bequest of Margaret French Cresson
    4. Head, 1902-1903, plaster, 27 7/8 x 13 x 15 1/2
  6. The Continents, 1903–1907
    1. Asia, Maquette, 1903, plaster, 6 7/8 x 6 1/8 x 6 5/8
    2. America, Maquette, 1903-1904, plaster, 7 1/8 x 5 5/8 x 6 5/8
    3. Europe, Maquette, 1903, plaster, 6 3/4 x 6 1/8 x 6 3/4
    4. Africa, Maquette, 1903, plaster, 5 7/8 x 5 7/8 x 6 1/2
  7. Melvin Memorial (Mourning Victory), 1906–1908
    1. Mourning Victory, Maquette, c 1906, plaster, 14 7/8 x 7 3/4 x 2 3/4
    2. Mourning Victory, Head, 1907, bronze, 20 1/2 x 10 3/8 x 11 7/8, Bequest of Margaret French Cresson
  8. Marshall Field Memorial, 1908–1912
    Working Model, 1910, plaster, 25 7/8 x 23 1/4 x 16 1/2
  9. Spencer Trask Memorial (The Spirit of Life), 1913–1915
    1. Spirit of the Waters, Maquette, 1913, plaster, 11 7/8 x 9 1/4 x 5 1/8
    2. Spirit of the Waters, Working Model, 1913, bronze, 32 1/4 x 24 1/2 x 12
    3. Spirit of Life, Maquette, 1913, plaster, 13 5/8 x 9 3/8 x 10
    4. Spirit of Life, 1914, cast 1922, bronze, 44 x 13 x 12 1/2
    5. Spirit of Life, Head, 1915, plaster, 23 3/8 x 17 x 15
    6. Spirit of Life, Head, after 1915, bronze, 9 1/8 x 5 1/2 x 5 3/4
  10. Manhattan and Brooklyn, 1913–1916
    1. Julia Gilbert, 1914, plaster, 15 1/8 x 6 7/8 x 7
    2. Manhattan, Working Model, 1915, plaster, 38 1/2 x 24 1/2 x 22 3/4
    3. Manhattan, Head, 1915, plaster, 20 5/8 x 10 3/4 x 11 1/4
  11. Samuel F. Dupont Memorial, 1917–1921
    1. Presentation Model, 1917, plaster, 25 1/2 x 37 x 37
    2. Sea, Head, 1917, plaster, 8 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 4
    3. Stars, Maquette, 1918, plaster, 13 3/8 x 6 x 3 5/8, Bequest of Margaret French Cresson
  12. First Division Memorial, Victory, 1921–1924
    1. Victory, Working Model, 1923, bronze, 42 1/8, height
    2. Victory, Head, 1923, plaster, 29 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 12
  13. George Robert White Memorial, 1922–1924
    1. The Sower (Harvest), Maquette, 1923, plaster, 14 x 13 1/8 x 5 1/8
    2. Spirit of Giving, 1923, bronze, 14 1/2 x 16 x 7
  14. Andromeda, 1929–1931
    1. Maquette, 1929, plaster, 10 1/2 x 9 5/8 x 7 1/4
    2. Maquette, 1929, 5 1/4 x 4 3/8 x 3 1/8
    3. Head, 1931, plaster, 10 x 7 1/8 x 8 3/8
  15. Study for the Minute Man, 1875, bronze, 29 x 12 x 14, Bequest of Simon Soron
  16. Sketchbook, 1869
  17. Sketchbook, 1871
  18. Robert William Vonnoh (1858–1933), Daniel Chester French in His Chesterwood Studio, 1913, oil on canvas, 31 x 32