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Born in Germany, Adolph Alexander Weinman immigrated to the United States with his mother when he was 10. As a young man, he studied at the Art Students League under the premiere American sculptor of the time, Augustus Saint-Gaudens. His first professional acclaim came in 1904 with The Destiny of the Red Man, featured that year at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis and currently on display on our grounds. Weinman came to specialize in architectural sculpture, as in Rising Sun and its companion piece, Descending Night, both of which were commissioned by the architectural firm of McKim, Mead...
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