HERBERT ADAMS (1858-1945)

Adams’s statues include those of William Cullen Bryant in Bryant Park, New York; seated figures of Marshal and Ranney at the Cleveland Court House; and the McMillan Fountain in Washington D.C. Adams’ Woodlawn work comprises the bronze door of the Collis Huntington Mausoleum (1932).




Born in San Francisco, Aitken studied in the West, eventually moving to Paris to work. He is best known for creating the West Pediment of the Supreme Court in Washington, DC. Aitken’s Woodlawn works comprise the bronze door for the John W. Gates Mausoleum (1914) and the sculpture at the Anna B. Bliss Memorial (1917).




Bartlett was a sculptor and painter. Some of his works include the General Joseph Warren statue in Boston; the Equestrian Statue of Lafayette in the Louvre, Paris; and the Christopher Columbus statue in Washington, D.C. Bartlett’s work at Woodlawn comprises the bronze door of one of the beautiful mausoleums.




Farnham was a sculptor who exhibited at the 1925 Annual Exhibition of the National Academy of Design in New York. Farnham’s Woodlawn work comprises the Irene and Vernon Castle Monument (1921), At the End of the Day.




French was a classical sculptor. His most famous pieces include The Minute Man, Senator Lewis Cass, the Lincoln Memorial, the Thomas Gallaudet Memorial, the bust of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Alma Mater on the Columbia University campus, Death and the Young Sculptor, the Milmore Memorial in Boston; and Mourning Victory, the Melvin Memorial in Concord, Massachusetts. French’s Woodlawn work comprises the angel sculpture at the Angie Kinsley Monument (1911).




Weinman was born in Karlsruhe, Germany, and immigrated to the United States in 1880. His work includes the General Alexander Macomb monument in Detroit; the Maryland Union Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Baltimore; the Lincoln Memorial in Hodgenville, Kentucky; and the War Memorial at Forest Hills, New York. Weinman’s Woodlawn work comprises the sculpture Silence and Memory in the William B. Leeds Mausoleum (1910) and a marble relief for the Stewart Mausoleum (1914).