Designer Augustus Saint-Gaudens, American, 1848-1907
Maker Magee Furnace Company, Chelsea, MA
Title
  • Jules Bastien-Lepage
Date 1881
Medium iron electrotype with bronze patina
Dimensions Overall: 16 × 11 5/8 × 2 1/8 inches (40.6 × 29.5 × 5.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Carl F. Clarke
Accession Number 44.2
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed and inscribed, across top of piece: JVLES.BASTIEN-LEPAGE. AETATIS.XXXI.PARIS.M.D.C.C.C.LXXX AVGVSTVS.| SAINT-GAUDENS. FECIT
Inscriptions Inscribed across top of piece: JVLES.BASTIEN-LEPAGE. AETATIS.XXXI.PARIS.M.D.C.C.C.LXXX AVGVSTVS.| SAINT-GAUDENS. FECIT
Carl F. Clarke;
1944-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Cortissoz, Royal. Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Boston, 1907, pp.13-14 (ill. of unidentified example).

Hind, C. Lewis. Augustus Saint-Gaudens. New York, 1908, p. 13 (ill. of unidentified example).

Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Exh. cat., The Carnegie Institute. Pittsburgh, 1909, no. 19.

Memorial Exhibit. Exh. cat., Art Association of Indianapolis. Indianapolis, 1909, no. 18.

Saint-Gaudens, Homer, ed. The Reminiscences of Augusts Saint-Gaudens. New York, 1913, Vol. 1, pp. 217, 250.

Bulletin of the DIA 23, 5 (1943-1944): p. 44 (ill.).

Dryfhout, John H. The Work of Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Hanover, NH, 1982, pp. 107-108.

Barter, Judith, et. al. American Arts at the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, 1998, pp. 260-270 (ill. of another electrotype at the Art Institute of Chicago).