The American sculptor George Grey Barnard—known as the “modern Michelangelo” for his ambitious, often larger-than-life marble sculptures—perfects several projects in this charming vignette, including two massive busts of Abraham Lincoln. Barnard was also an admirer and avid collector of medieval art, and his collection of objects and architectural fragments laid the foundation for The Met Cloisters.
via The Met
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