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Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
Title
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
Date 
1914
Medium 
Plaster
Dimensions 
Overall: 26 1/2 in. ( 67.3 cm )
Description 
Maquette for life-size marble in the Concord Public Library depicting seated figure intent upon his thoughts, wearing favorite robe (the "Gaberlunzey," as it was affectionately called by the sitter's family).
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. William Penn Cresson (Margaret French)
Object Number 
1953.14
Provenance 
Mrs. William Penn Cresson (Margaret French), daughter of the artist -original statue in the Concord Public Library, Concord, MA, 1914
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group