The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Weinman, Adolph Alexander
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WEINMAN, Adolph Alexander, American sculptor: b. Carlsruhe, Germany, 11 Dec. 1870. He came to the United States when a child and later studied art in New York, under Saint Gaudens at the Art Student's League, and at Cooper Union. He is a member of the National Academy, the National Sculpture Society and the National Institute of Arts and Letters. In 1915 he served on the International Jury of Awards at the Panama Exposition. Among his works are the General Macomb monument, Detroit, Mich., the Lincoln memorials at Hodgenville, Ky., and at Madison, Wis., the Lincoln statue at the State Capitol, Frankfort, Ky., the statuette of Lincoln at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the Indian head at the Brooklyn Institute Museum.