Designer Augustus Saint-Gaudens, American, 1848-1907
Manufacturer Tiffany Studios, American, 1902-1932
Title
  • Abraham Lincoln: The Man
  • Standing Lincoln (alternate title)
Date modeled 1884-87, cast between 1913 and 1917
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 40 1/4 × 16 1/4 × 28 3/4 inches (102.2 × 41.3 × 73 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Walter O. Briggs
Accession Number 52.246
Department American Art before 1950
On View American W290, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed and dated, on right edge of base: Augustus Saint-Gaudens Sculptor MDCCCLXXXVII
Inscriptions Signed and dated, on right edge of base: Augustus Saint-Gaudens Sculptor MDCCCLXXXVII
By 1922, purchased by Henry M. Leland (1843-1932) (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
By descent to his son, Wilfred C. Leland (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1952, purchased for the Detroit Institute of Arts by Mrs. Walter O. Briggs (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1952, Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Cortissoz, Royal. Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Boston, 1907, p. 53.

Hind, C. Lewis. Augustus Saint-Gaudens. New York, 1908, p. 39 (ill.).

Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Exh. cat., The Carnegie Institute. Pittsburgh, 1909, no. 38.

Memorial Exhibit. Exh. cat., Art Association of Indianapolis. Indianapolis, 1909, no. 43.

Saint-Gaudens, Homer, ed. The Reminiscences of Augusts Saint-Gaudens. New York, 1913, Vol. 1, pp. 312, 332, 350, 355.

"School Children May Win Voting Trophy," The Detroiter (July 19, 1926): p. 6.

Bullard, F. Lauriston. Lincoln in Marble and Bronze. Springfield, IL, 1953, pp. 73-86.

“Family Art Game.” DIA Advertising Supplement. Detroit News/Detroit Free Press (April 18, 1982): p. 28 (ill.).