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Chesterwood Estate & Museum

Chesterwood (Stockbridge, Mass.)

Chesterwood Estate & Museum

by Chesterwood (Stockbridge, Mass.)

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Published by Chesterwood Estate and Museum in Stockbridge, Mass .
Written in English

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  • Chesterwood (Stockbridge, Mass.)

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    Chesterwood, a historic house museum of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, located in Stockbridge, Massachusetts was home, studio and garden of American sculptor Daniel Chester French (1850-1931). Features online exhibitions in the Barn Gallery and contemporary sculpture show held on the grounds. Also features selections of French"s treasures, including the seated Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial, the Minute Man statue, and other sculptures located in the state of Massachusetts. Also provides a calendar of events, visitor information, and information about the Friends of Chesterwood.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesChesterwood Estate and Museum, Chesterwood, home of sculptor Daniel Chester French
    ContributionsFrench, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931., National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNB25.S85
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3286015M
    LC Control Number2003618855

    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Chesterwood's public opening, an exhibition about Cresson is on display through April 30 at Stockbridge Library Museum & Archives. "Margaret French Cresson: Her Artistic Life and Legacy in Preserving Chesterwood" surveys her life at the historic estate from a young girl to her mature years through art. The inspiration for the book: Margaret French Cresson with friends on the porch at the “Dormouse,” once part of the Chesterwood estate in Stockbridge, MA and now the home of Owen and Susan Lewis photo Chesterwood/Chapin Library Poetry Reading with Owen Lewis — Chesterwood.

    A National Trust Historic Site, Chesterwood is the summer home, studio and gardens of America’s most distinguished sculptor of public monuments, Daniel Chester French (). During his career, French created more than public sculptures, many of which were modeled in his impressive Studio at Chesterwood designed in by Henry. Chesterwood, Stockbridge, MA. 2, likes 4 talking about this 3, were here. Chesterwood is the country home, studio and gardens of America's acclaimed sculptor of public monuments, Daniel /5.

    As secretary to the legation, he went twice to Paris (–15), to recover precious books and paintings taken by the French from Hesse and Prussia. He also took part in the Congress of Vienna (September –June ). Meantime, Wilhelm had become secretary at the Elector’s library in Kassel (), and Jacob joined him there in STOCKBRIDGE -- Jim Simon took a trip down memory lane during The Chesterwood Vintage Motorcar Festival on Sunday. The West Hartford, Conn. man fondly remembered the Packard he once owned after seeing a Packard on the grounds of the Chesterwood Museum.


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Chesterwood is the home, studio and gardens of America's foremost public sculptor, Daniel Chester French (), located on acres in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Members of Chesterwood must book a FREE parking pass for either grounds or a studio tour. Use your membership expiration date at checkout.

Your purchase of a parking pass or membership will help off-set the loss of admissions revenue due to our closure during the. The collection forms an encyclopedic array of Daniel Chester French’s oeuvr e and biography: from the monumental marble Andromeda dominating the Studio to diminutive plaster maquettes and studies that line the workroom walls, from an heirloom Colonial-era sofa in the Residence Parlor to modern photographs, drawings, and abstract sculpture.

Further books about Daniel Chester French and his work, and about Chesterwood, are in the library of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute; these include Daniel Chester French, an American Sculptor by Michael Richman ().

Historic house museum of the ’s summer home, studio, and garden of sculptor Daniel Chester French. Open daily from 10am to 5pm, May to October. P.O. Box 3 Williamsville Road Stockbridge, MA [email protected] The Chesterwood landscape perfectly reflects Daniel Chester French and his interests; it is a combination of New England agricultural heritage and the influence of classical European ideals and culture.

To complement his just-finished new Studio, French designed a formal garden in OUR MISSION. The mission of Chesterwood is to preserve the site and its collections; to present the life and artistic achievements of Daniel Chester French, one of the foremost artists of the American Renaissance; and to foster public appreciation and interest in sculpture, and in the philosophies and benefits of historic preservation.

Approximately 1/4 of a mile past the Norman Rockwell Museum, turn right onto Mohawk Lake Road. Take your first left onto Willow Street, which becomes Williamsville Road, an unpaved road just before Chesterwood.

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A day at The Mount is an opportunity to experience the beauty and splendor of Edith Wharton’s beloved country estate. There is so much to do. To tell the stories of The Mount we offer tours of the house and gardens, a Backstairs Tour, and our popular Ghost Tour.

My husband and I visited Chesterwood, the summer home, studio and gardens of the famous sculptor Daniel Chester French, on Saturday, J The museum is. Chesterwood was the summer estate and studio of American sculptor Daniel Chester French located in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

Most of French’s originally acre estate is now owned by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, which operates the property as a museum.

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A special exhibit will include books, broadsides, letters and prints—and a life mask taken in —all documenting Lincoln’s life and highlighting the Lincoln-related work done by French. All materials are from the Chapin Library and from the Chapin’s Chesterwood Archives, once held at French’s home in.

Chesterwood, Stockbridge, MA. 2, likes 22 talking about this 3, were here. Chesterwood is the country home, studio and gardens of America's acclaimed sculptor of public monuments, Daniel. Find hotels near Chesterwood Museum, USA online.

Good availability and great rates. Book online, pay at the hotel. No reservation costs. Chesterwood, in Glendale, near Stockbridge, MA, is the country home, studio, and gardens of Daniel Chester French (). The acre estate is now a fabulous house museum and sculpture garden here in the Berkshires.

Daniel Chester French was one of the country’s foremost public sculptors.Chesterwood’s Artists-in-Residence and Contemporary Sculpture Show artists Take a tour with the Brown’s below: You can find out more about Rick and Laura Brown’s work at () 4 Williamsville Rd Stockbridge, MA /59 Yelp reviews.