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Lot 94: AUGUSTUS SAINT-GAUDENS, American (1848-1907), Portrait of Robert Louis Stevenson, bronze, signed upper right, copyright stamp "DCXI"...
27 October 2016
Milford, CT, USALive Auction
Portrait of Robert Louis Stevenson
bronze, signed upper right, copyright stamp "DCXI" lower right.
11 3/4 inches (diameter)
Provenance: Private Collection, New York.
Literature: J.H. Dryfhout, B. Fox,"Augustus Saint-Gaudens: The Portrait Reliefs" New York, 1969, nos. 39-41 (other examples illustrated); J.H. Dryfhout, "Metamorphoses in Nineteenth Century Sculpture" Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975, pp. 187-200, fig. 9 (another example illustrated); J.H. Dryfhout, "The Work of Augustus Saint-Gaudens" Hanover, New Hampshire 1982, pp. 174-76, nos. 133-34 (another example illustrated).
Other Notes: Tags: Bronze, Impressionism, Impressionist
Canvas: Not Applicable
Condition: Very Good
Comments: Not cleaned in modern times
There is a small circle shaped anomaly upper center.
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