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Lot 94: AUGUSTUS SAINT-GAUDENS, American (1848-1907), Portrait of Robert Louis Stevenson, bronze, signed upper right, copyright stamp "DCXI"...

American and European Fine Art Sale

by Shannon's

October 27, 2016

Milford, CT, USA

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  • AUGUSTUS SAINT-GAUDENS, American (1848-1907), Portrait of Robert Louis Stevenson, bronze, signed upper right, copyright stamp
  • AUGUSTUS SAINT-GAUDENS, American (1848-1907), Portrait of Robert Louis Stevenson, bronze, signed upper right, copyright stamp
  • AUGUSTUS SAINT-GAUDENS, American (1848-1907), Portrait of Robert Louis Stevenson, bronze, signed upper right, copyright stamp
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Description: AUGUSTUS SAINT-GAUDENS
American (1848-1907)
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

Condition Report: Canvas: Not Applicable
Condition: Very Good
Restoration: None
Frame: Reproduction
Comments: Not cleaned in modern times
There is a small circle shaped anomaly upper center.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Shannon's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. Frames on all paintings are sold "As Is". Frames may need some conservation.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE

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