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Artist: Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907)
Historical period(s)
ca. 1894-1900, cast in 1915
H x W x D: 83.8 x 155.6 x 43.8 cm (33 x 61 1/4 x 17 1/4 in)
United States
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Metalwork, Sculpture


Scientific disciplines, United States
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Kathryn Greenthal. Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Master Sculptor. Exh. cat. Boston and New York, November 19, 1985 - May 11, 1986. .
  • The Reminiscences of Augustus Saint-Gaudens. 2 vols., New York. vol. 2: pp. 113-115, 123-124, 305-306.
  • Augustus St Gaudens, Famous Sculptor, Dead. Boston, August 4, 1907. pp. 1, 6.
  • The Corcoran Gallery of Art. Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Biography, Exhibition of his Works and Memorial Meeting. Washington. p. 15.
  • C. Lewis Hind. Augustus Saint-Gaudens. London. p. 46.
  • W. Walton. A List of the Works of Augustus Saint Gaudens. vol. 12, no. 57 London, December 1907. p. 190.
  • Burke Wilkinson. Uncommon Clay: The Life and Works of Augustus Saint Gaudens., 1st ed. San Diego. pp. 199, 295.
  • Louise Hall Tharp. Saint-Gaudens and the Gilded Era., 1st ed. Boston. pp. 230-231, 304, 366-368.
  • Thomas Lawton, Linda Merrill. Freer: a legacy of art. Washington and New York, 1993. pp. 237-238, fig. 168.
  • John H. Dryfhout. The Work of Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Hanover and London. cat. 173, p. 239.
  • Dana H. Carroll. The Freer Collection for the Nation: The Field of Art. vol. 60 New York, September 1916. p. 388.
Collection Area(s)
American Art
Web Resources
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