Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)

Augustus Saint-Gaudens, American (born Ireland), 1848 - 1907

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1899 (cast from 1900 on)

Bronze relief

Edition of 10

Overall: 17 x 23 1/2 in. (43.2 x 59.7 cm)

Frame: 25 3/4 x 31 3/8 in. (65.4 x 79.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Phyllis and Bertram Geller 1937 Memorial Fund

S.963.155

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Sculpture

On view

Inscription

Signed, in relief, upper right: AVGVUSTVS. / .SAINT-GAVDENS. / FECIT. [copyright seal, lower right]; inscribed, in relief, upper left: ROBERT.LOVIS.STEVENSON.M.C.C.C.L.XXX.VII.; inscribed, in relief, at top: .BRIGHT.IS.THE.RING.OF.WORDS.WHEN.THE.RIGHT.MAN.RINGS.THEM./.FAIR.THE.FALL.OF.SONGS.WHEN.THE.SINGER.SINGS.THEM./.STILL.THEY.ARE.CAROLLED.AND.SAID.ON.WINGS.THEY.ARE.CARRIED./.AFTER.THE.SINGER.IS.DEAD.AND.THE.MAKER.BVRIED.

Course History

COCO 2.3, ANTH 50.6, HIV/AIDS Through a Bio-social Lens: Thirty Years of a Modern Plague, Sienna Craig, Timothy Lahey, Spring 2015

ANTH 50, COCO 2, HIV/AIDS Through a Biosocial Lens: 30 Years of a Modern Plague, Sienna Craig, Timothy Lahey, Spring 2013

Exhibition History

The Beauty of the Bronze: Selections from the Hood Museum of Art, Gene Y. Kim Class of 1985 Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 13, 2012-March 18, 2014.

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

American Viewpoints: Painting and Sculpture from the Hood Museum of Art, Timken Museum of Art, San Diego, California, May 5-August 31, 2003.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 23, 1997-June 9, 1998.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 26, 1996-May 11, 1997.

Portraits at Dartmouth, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 10-April 16, 1978.

Curator's Choice: Dartmouth College Permanent Collection, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 29, 1976-January 19, 1977.

National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C., July 1969-February 28, 1970.

New Hampshire Art, New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, New Hampshire, May-June, 1966.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 119, no. 92.

Arthur R. Blumenthal, Portraits at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1978, p. 73, no. 67.

Provenance

Helen L. Card Gallery, New York; sold to M.R. Schweitzer (dealer), New York, June 23, 1975 (sic); sold to present collection, 1963.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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