Augustus Saint-Gaudens / Violet Sargent. / modeled in 1890, cast in bronze c. 1908Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Violet Sargent.
modeled in 1890, cast in bronze c. 1908

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Creator Name: Saint-Gaudens, Augustus
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Sculptor
Creator Dates/Places: American; 1848-1907 North and Central America,North America,United Sta
Creator Active Place: North and Central America,North America,United Sta
Creator Name-CRT: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Title: Violet Sargent.
Title Type: preferred
View: Front view
Creation Start Date: 1890
Creation End Date: 1890
Creation Date: modeled in 1890, cast in bronze c. 1908
Creation Place: North and Central America,North America,United States,New Hampshire
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Bronze
Materials and Techniques: Bronze bas relief
Dimensions: 50 1/4 x 30 1/2 in. (127.7 x 77.5 cm)
Inscriptions: Inscribed in wreath upper right: "Violet Sargent"Signed on bench:"A ST G / MDCCCLXXXX / FECIT"
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1976.685
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Brooks McCormick
Context: Violet Sargent was sister of painter, John Singer Sargent. Saint-Gaudens first made a clay model, followed by a marble version & three bronze casts. The artist gave two casts to the Sargent family & kept one, which is the one now owned by The Art Institute of Chicago.
AMICA ID: AIC_.1976.685
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1999

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