Before the Decisive Battle – Abraham Lincoln

Yuan Xikun2005/2006

Beijing Jintai Art Museum

Beijing Jintai Art Museum
Beijing, China

The sculpture depicts Lincoln standing confidently with his right foot propped up on a rock and his coat tails blowing in the wind. His left hand clutches a small telescope and his gaze is focused on the far horizon. The whole sculpture showing Lincoln’s strong leadership and encouragement, which seems are important for him to lead his people to the bright future./ The sculpture was presented as the state gift to President Obama and the smaller one was collected at the Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.


  • Title: Before the Decisive Battle – Abraham Lincoln
  • Creator: Yuan Xikun
  • Date Created: 2005/2006
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Rights: Jintai Museum

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