Augustus Saint-Gaudens plaque; gift to C.E.S. Wood, 1882 PDF
- Augustus Saint-Gaudens
- Augustus Saint-Gaudens plaque; gift to C.E.S. Wood
- 1 box
- Collection Number
- Plaster relief of "Homer Saint-Gaudens at the Age of Seventeen Months." (1882) By the artist Augustus Saint-Gaudens and presented to C.E.S. Wood in 1884.
- Lewis & Clark College, Special Collections and Archives
Lewis & Clark College Special Collections and Archives
Aubrey R. Watzek Library
0615 SW Palatine Hill Rd.
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research.
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Plaster relief, 51 by 25.5 cm. Golden brown patina. Signed Augustus Saint-Gaudens, dated New York February MDCCCLXXXII and inscribed "To my fried Dr. Henry Schiff this portrait of my son Homer Schiff Saint-Gaudens at the age of seventeen months."
Dr. Henry Schiff was Saint-Gaudens' mentor and confidant when the sculptor lived in Paris. Saint-Gaudens named his son Homer Schiff Saint-Gaudens in honor of their friendship.
Inscription at the bottom of the plaster is etched "To my friend CES Wood; Augs St Gaudens New York February 21/84"
The plaster is broken into three pieces; one at the mid-point, and a third section of the bottom left corner.
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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Personal Names :
- Wood, Charles Erskine Scott
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