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Weight 82 1/4/lbs. Inscribed on top of base: "Sketch- Charles Keck. Sc. 1934". On one side of base "ANDREW JACKSON". On the other side "1767-1845".
Created by: Keck, Charles
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Charles Keck was born in New York City where he studied at the Art Students League and the National Academy of Design. From 1893-1898, he was an assistant to the renowned American sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Soon after, he won the Rinehart Scholarship and spent 1900-1902 at the American Academy in Rome, which Saint-Gaudens had helped to found. After his return to America, he became widely known for his sculptural portraits of famous Americans, largely as monuments associated with the City Beautiful Movement of the early 20th century. In addition to this bust of Jackson, Keck also produced a full-sized equestrian sculpture of Stonewall Jackson for Jackson Park in...
Created by: Keck, Charles
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