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Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)

Object Number: 
1957.310
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Bronze with oak frame
Dimensions: 
Overall: 17 7/8 x 17 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 45.4 x 44.5 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: top left: "TO ROBERTS LOUIS STEVENSON Inscription: bottom center: "COPYRIGHT BY AUGUSTUS SAINT-GAUDENS" Inscription: top center: "Youth now flees on feathered foot / faint and fainter sounds the flute / rarer songs of God and still / som
Description: 
Bas-relief portrait: Circular bronze relief in a square oak frame.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the children of Mr. Cass Gilbert
Provenance: 
Cass Gilbert Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group