suggestions for further reading
Adams, Adeline. Daniel Chester French: Sculptor. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1932.
Bone, James. The Curse of Beauty: The Scandalous and Tragic Life of Audrey Munson, America’s First Supermodel. New York: Regan Arts, 2016.
Burke, Margaret R., Donna Hassler, and Dana Pilson. From the Minute Man to the Lincoln Memorial: The Timeless Sculpture of Daniel Chester French, exhibition catalogue, Concord Museum, Concord, MA, 2013.
Craven, Wayne. Sculpture in America. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1968; reprint ed., 1984.
Cresson, Margaret French. Journey into Fame: The Life of Daniel Chester French. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1947.
Dearinger, David B. Daniel Chester French: The Female Form Revealed, exhibition catalogue, Boston Athenaeum, 2016.
Emmet, Alan. So Fine a Prospect: Historic New England Gardens. Hanover, NH, and London: University Press of New England, 1996.
French, Mary Adams. Memories of a Sculptor’s Wife. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1928.
Gillette, Jane Brown. Chesterwood. Washington, D.C.: The National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1997.
Goldstein, Ernest. The Statue Abraham Lincoln: A Masterpiece by Daniel Chester French. Minneapolis: Lerner Publishing Co., 1997.
Holzer, Harold. Monument Man: The Life and Art of Daniel Chester French. Hudson, Princeton Architectural Press, 2019.
Jackson, Richard S., Jr., and Gilder, Cornelia Brooke. Houses of the Berkshires, 1870-1930. New York: Acanthus Press, 2002.
Pilson, Dana. “A Heritage of Beauty: From the Minute Man to the Lincoln Memorial, The Sculpture of Daniel Chester French.” Antiques and Fine Art Magazine, XII (Autumn/Winter 2013): 162–67.
Richman, Michael T. Daniel Chester French: An American Sculptor. Postscript by Paul W. Ivory. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1976; reprint ed., 1983.
Thomas, Christopher A. The Lincoln Memorial & American Life. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2002.
Tolles, Thayer. “The Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site and Chesterwood.” American Art 19 (Spring 2005): 11–16.
____ “’One of the greatest interests of his life,’ Daniel Chester French and The Metropolitan Museum of Art.” Fine Art Connoisseur (May/June 2016): 56–61.