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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1974.63
People
Louis Saint-Gaudens, American (New York, NY 1854 - 1913 Cornish, NH)
Previously attributed to Augustus Saint-Gaudens, American (Dublin, Ireland 1848 - 1907 Cornish, NH)
Title
Study for World's Columbian Exposition Commemorative Presentation Medal, reverse
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
1892-1893
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Plaster
Technique
Cast
Dimensions
20.3 cm (8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: on recto: The Columbian Exhibition in commemoration of the Four Hundredth Anniversary of the Landing of Columbus *** to Williams Bradford. On shield: E Pluribus Unum. On verso: PHI
Provenance
Mrs. Henry Copley Green, Longfellow Park, 1959.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Agnes Mongan
Accession Year
1974
Object Number
1974.63
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

John H. Dryfhout, The Work of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, University Press of New England (Hanover, NH, and London, 1982), see no. 151 under "minted version, casts"

Exhibition History

World’s Fairs, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 05/10/2015

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