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Randy Groves Earle Hagen

The Online Gallery of Randy Groves

Desktop Sculpture of President Abraham Lincoln

Sculptures Themes

Other DESKTOP SCULPTURES of important figures from the American Civil War

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain sculpture
     Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain

Robert E. Lee sculpture     
General Robert E. Lee

Abraham Lincoln sculpture     
President Abraham Lincoln

Stonewall Jackson sculpture     
General Stonewall Jackson

James Longstreet sculpture
General James Longst

Remarks of-Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain watching the surrender at Appomatox - April 12 1865.

One can clearly picture the moment in the mind as the proud but defeated Army of Northern Virginia filed past.   Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain was typically gracious to the vanquished Confederates, and was very highly thought of by the South after the War.

"Before us, in proud humiliation stood the embodiment of manhood: men whom neither toils and sufferings, nor the fact of death, nor disaster, nor hopelessness could bend from their resolve.

  Abraham Lincoln sculpture

Standing before us now, thin worn and  famished but erect, and with eyes looking level into ours, waking memories that bound us together as no other bond

Abraham Lincoln sculpture

On our part, not a sound of trumpet more, nor roll of drum; not a cheer, nor word nor whisper of vain-glorying, but an awed stillness rather, and breath-holding, as if it were the passing of the dead."

Abraham Lincoln sculpture

Woodcarvings of
President Abraham Lincoln
by Randy Groves

Abraham Lincoln
President Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln
The Great Emancipator

The Desktop series of Civil War busts was begun in 2001 as a means of making sculpture available to a wide range of the public.   Each bust is sculpted in clay with painstaking attention to detail in likeness, uniform and insignia. The clay bust is then hardened and used to create a mold which is used in the casting of the final sculpture.

The medium used is a type of ground White Marble that is fused with a bonding agent to give the finished piece the appearance of finely chiselled Marble. The designation "Desktop" is derived from the size of the bust. At 5 inches in height by 3 inches in width the sculpture is large enough to be pleasing to the eye yet not interfere with work taking place at the desk.

Price: $25

Other pieces from the CIVIL WAR series

(click image to view details and images of the sculpture)

Irish Brigade Monument sculpture
Irish Brigade Monument
in Bronze & bonded
Robert E. Lee sculpture
General Robert E. Lee in bronze and White Marble; Relief in Bronze, Marble and Pecanwood

"Ordered to the Reer"

Woodcarvings on Civil War subjects

of John Rogers

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain sculpture
Fascinating views of the Little Roundtop figure in progress, taking the sculpture from clay