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Head of Victory

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Augustus Saint-Gaudens was the leading sculptor of the American Renaissance. Apprenticed to a New York cameo cutter, Saint-Gaudens later studied sculpture at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He collaborated on important commissions with the famed architects Henry Hobson Richardson, Charles...

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Provenance

Richard A. Bourne Co., Hyannis, Mass.; Aug. 6, 1977.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

after 1907

Place of Manufacture

Providence, Rhode Island

Object Place

Cornish, New Hampshire

Dimensions

Overall (includes marble base): 31.8 x 17.8 x 16.5 cm (12 1/2 x 7 x 6 1/2 in.) Overall (bronze figure only): 20.3 x 17.8 x 16.5 cm (8 x 7 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1977.600

Medium or Technique

Bronze, green-brown patina, lost-wax cast; marble base

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture