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Head from the Adams Memorial

Augustus Saint-Gaudens

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES modeled 1891, copyrighted 1908
    DIMENSIONS 19 5/16 x 12 x 7 1/2 in. (49.1 x 30.5 x 19.1cm)  (show scale)
    SIGNATURE In relief on proper right side of base: "A ST G [initials in monogram] FECIT. M.D.C.C.C.LXXXXI" and inscribed on lower edge of bust at proper right: "COPYRIGHT . BY . A . H . SAINT-GAUDENS . 1908"
    COLLECTIONS American Art
    CREDIT LINE Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Bust of female with closed eyes, shrouded with heavy, hooded drapery; on rectangular pedestal base. Condition: Good.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Augustus Saint-Gaudens (American, born Ireland, 1848–1907). Head from the Adams Memorial, modeled 1891, copyrighted 1908. Bronze, 19 5/16 x 12 x 7 1/2 in. (49.1 x 30.5 x 19.1cm). Brooklyn Museum, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 23.256. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 23.256.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 23.256.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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