A Life Cast of the Artist's Hand Holding a Staff

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

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1876

Bronze

Overall: 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

S.967.25

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, on base: Life Cast of Hand / Augustus of St. Gaudens / 1876

Exhibition History

The Art of Spectatorship: A History of Viewing from the Renaissance to the Present Day, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Art History 2, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 19-April 6, 2008.

Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 4-December 11, 2005.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2005.

Provenance

Schweitzer Gallery, Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1967.

Old Number

Schweitzer no. 4827

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