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Antique John Rogers Group Statue Sculpture "A Council Of War" - Abraham Lincoln

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Seller: musicart* (1,440) 100%, Location: Wilmington, North Carolina, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 332049501801 WELCOME! UP FOR BID / SALE: ANTIQUE JOHN ROGERS GROUP, "A COUNCIL OF WAR" - ABRAHAM LINCOLN, ULYSSES GRANTJOHN ROGERS-NEW YORK, EDWIN STANTON, ULYSSES S. GRANT - (HANDS FORWARD OF HEAD) This piece seems to be part heavy plaster, part metal. See photos. There are cracks in the base but no variance in the stability of the piece. Some of the surface cover is wearing away, visible in photos. Measures 24" High. Approx: 18" across. VERY HEAVY PIECE. The Council of War depicts President Abraham Lincoln, Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, and General Ulysses S. Grant discussing the Civil War. John Rogers made the group at the suggestion of Stanton, who described the scene as “one of the most interesting and appropriate occasions” for a sculpture. It was later praised by Lincoln’s son Robert Todd Lincoln, who considered it to be the most lifelike portrait of his father in sculpture. OF THE THREE STYLES MADE THIS IS THE ONE DESCRIBED AS "HANDS FORWARD OF HEAD". Thanks for LOOKING!!! Condition: See Description for CONDITION., Type: Statue, Listed By: Dealer or Reseller, Date of Creation: 1800-1899, Artist: JOHN ROGERS - JOHN ROGERS GROUP, Subject: ABRAHAM LINCOLN, ULYSSES GRANT A CONFERENCE ON WAR, Culture: AMERICAN, Medium: PLASTER / METAL, Original/Reproduction: Original, Largest Dimension: 24" HIGH, Region of Origin: USA

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