Discipline: Visual Art – sculpture

Henry Bush-Brown

Discipline: Visual Art – sculpture
MacDowell fellowships: 1924
Henry Bush-Brown (1857–1935) was a sculptor. He studied with his uncle at the National Academy of Design in New York, with Antoine Mercie at the Academie Julien, and in Italy. He created sculptures and medals, including the bust of President Lincoln that adorns the Gettysburg Address monument and the Herbert Hoover Inaugural Medal. He was a member of the National Sculpture Society, the Architectural League of New York, the National Arts Club, and the Philadelphia Art Alliance. His work is held in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.



Henry Bush-Brown worked in the Adams studio.

Given to the MacDowell Association by Margaret Adams of Chicago, the half-timbered, stuccoed Adams Studio was designed by MacDowell Fellow and architect F. Tolles Chamberlin ca. 1914. Chamberlin was primarily a painter, but also provided designs for the Lodge and an early renovation of the main hall. The studio’s structural integrity was restored during a thorough renovation in…

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