05-29-2015 05-29-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2817B Boston
May 29, 2015 4:00PMCalender
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Augustus Saint-Gaudens (American, 1848-1907) Portrait Plaque of Jules Bastien Lepage

$4,920$4,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2817B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 29, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

Augustus Saint-Gaudens (American, 1848-1907)

Portrait Plaque of Jules Bastien Lepage
Signed and inscribed in the cast u.r., identified on a presentation plaque.
Plaster cast, conceived in 1880 for a bronze of the same, 14 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (36.8 x 26.0 cm).
Condition: Not examined out of frame.

Literature: Dryfhout, John H, The Work of Augustus Saint-Gaudens (New Hampshire: University Press of New England, 1982), item #87-2, p. 107.
Estimate $3,500-5,000

In a velvet lined shadow box frame.


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Keywords

Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Jules Bastien Lepage, New England, New Hampshire, University Press