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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 80

    Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907)

    'Robert Louis Stevenson'

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907)
    'Robert Louis Stevenson'
    inscribed '.AUGUSTUS./.SAINT-GAUDENS.' (upper right)
    bronze with brownish-green patina
    11¾ in. (29.9 cm.), diameter
    Modeled in 1887-88.


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    Provenance

    Private collection, Pennsylvania.


    Literature

    J.H. Dryfhout, The Work of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1982, pp. 174-76, nos. 133-34, another example illustrated.