This is a maquette size (or scale model verion) of the larger than life size bronze recently dedicated at the Duncan School of Law on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Knoxville, TN.
In this sculpture, a young attorney Abraham Lincoln is giving his final summation to the court in the early 1850’s. His left hand is resting on a book, representing knowledge. The column under the book is called a fasces. (The Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC has each of Lincoln’s hands resting atop a fasces, with others included in the overall memorial. Fasces have been around since the Roman days, a symbol of power and authority). In The Final Summation, Wayne has used of a bundle of 13 wooden rods bound together with rope.for this fasces, to represent the original 13 colonies and the founding laws in our Constitution.
26"h with base, 12" w x 9" d
Edition size 50. Hot cast bronze.