28 September 2010
Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907)
'Robert Louis Stevenson'
inscribed '.AUGUSTUS./.SAINT-GAUDENS.' (upper right)--dated 'MDCCCLXXXVII' (center left)
bronze with greenish brown patina
11¾ (29.9 cm.), diameter
Modeled in 1887-88.
Victor Spark, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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J.H. Dryfhout, The Work of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1982, pp. 174-76, nos. 133-34, another example illustrated.
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