Berks Bust in Hodgenville, Kentucky

If you have entered the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site Visitor Center, you may recognize this bronze bust, entitled "Gettysburg Lincoln." This work has the distinction of being the official portrait of the Lincoln Sesquicentennial year, authorized by Congress in 1959.

Sculptor Robert Berks is also well known for his "Meet Mr. Lincoln" bust at the Old State Capitol in Frankfort, Kentucky, and his busts of President John F. Kennedy and Albert Einstein.

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