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Augustus Saint-Gaudens
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
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110
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Estimate
30,00050,000
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Augustus Saint-Gaudens
1848 - 1907
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
inscribed TO ROBERT LOVIS/STEVENSONAVGVSTVS/SAINT GAVDENS, 'M•D•C•C•C•L•X•X•X•V•I•I' and with the poem . . . YOUTH NOW FLEES ON FEATHERED FOOT. (upper half); also inscribed COPYRIGHT BY AVGVSTVS•SAINT•GAVDENS (lower center) 
bronze with dark brown patina
diameter: 17 3/4 inches (45 cm)
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Provenance

James Earl Fraser
His wife
Private collection, 1966 (acquired from the above)
By descent to the present owner (his son)

Literature

John H. Dryfhout, The Work of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1982, no. 133, p. 174, illustrations of other examples p. 175
Kathryn Greenthal, Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Master Sculptor, Boston, Massachusetts, 1985, illustration of another example fig. 117, p. 121
Augustus Saint Gaudens 1848-1907: A Master of American Sculpture
, Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France; Musée National de la Coopération Franco-Américaine, Château de Blérancourt, France (in cooperation with the Saint Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, New Hampshire), 1999, illustration of another example no. 67, p. 165

Catalogue Note

The present work includes inscriptions of several stanzas from Robert Louis Stevenson's collection of poems Underwoods, published in 1887. 

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