Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)
Plaster painted to simulate weathered bronze
Overall: 31 1/2 x 25 x 15 in. ( 80 x 63.5 x 38.1 cm )
Gift of Mrs. William Penn Cresson (Margaret French)
Signature: signed on proper left side of base: "D. C. FRENCH Sc."
Inscription: back of bust: "NATHANIEL HAWTHRONE/JULY 4, 1804- MAY 18, 1864"
Mrs. William Penn Cresson (Margaret French), daughter of the artist
-the original bust is in the Hall of Fame, New York University, 1925
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