Robert Louis Stevenson

  • Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Robert Louis Stevenson, modeled 1887, cast 1899, bronze relief mounted on wood, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Olin Dows, 1983.90.201

Execution Date
"My episode with Stevenson has been one of the events of my life, and I can now understand the state of mind he gets in about people. I am in that beatific state. It makes me very happy . . ." Letter from Saint-Gaudens to William H. Low dated 1887, in Low, A Chronicle of Friendships 1873-1900, Scribner's, 1908
Title
Robert Louis Stevenson
Artist
Date
modeled 1887, cast 1899
On View
Dimensions
10 7/8 x 17 1/2 x 7/8 in. (27.7 x 44.5 x 2.2 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bequest of Olin Dows

Mediums
Mediums Description
bronze relief mounted on wood
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Stevenson, Robert Louis – full length
  • Occupation – writer – poet
  • Occupation – writer – novelist
Object Number
1983.90.201
Palette
Linked Open Data
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