John Rogers Figural Composition, "The Council of War"
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Part of Roger's Civil War Series, depicting General Grant and Secretary of State Stanton conferring with President Lincoln as the war nears its end, stamped by the artist and also stamped "Patent Date 1868."
24 x 14 x 11 in.
John Rogers (1829–1904) was an American sculptor who produced very popular, relatively inexpensive figurines in the latter 19th century. He became famous for his small genre sculptures, popularly termed "Rogers Groups", which were mass-produced in cast plaster."
Good vintage condition.