Dimensions 26″H x 22″W x 9.5″D ~ Edition of 30
As a side note: During the Donald Trump presidency, he announced a desire to create a “Garden of American Heroes.” This was to be in park(s) where dozens of monumental sculptures portrayed American heroes. I was invited by the U.S. Department of the Interior to submit concepts for this project. I created and submitted 5 maquettes for consideration, one of which was Abraham Lincoln (this sculpture). In pondering this subject, the daunting thing staring me in the face was the famed Lincoln Memorial. I asked myself, “What concept could I sculpt, of one of the most beloved and admired men in American history, that could further enhance his legacy?!” It was then that I received the inspiration for this piece.
speaking – Michael Degutis
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