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Lot 1050Augustus Saint-Gaudens
American, 1848-1907
Robert Louis Stevenson, 1887
inscribed To Robert Louis Stevenson/Youth now flees on feathered foot/faint and fainter sounds the flute [the full poem by Robert Louis Stevenson A Child's Garden of Verses and Underwoods].../MDCCCLXXXVII/Augustus Saint-Gaudens (uc); inscribed Copyright by Augustus Saint-Gaudens (lc)
Bronze bas relief with brown patina
17 3/4 x 17 1/4 inches

C Sold to Benefit the Lee B. Anderson Memorial Foundation

Sold for $10,000
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Irregularly shaped casting flaw fissure running through the text of the poem in the upper quadrant, approximately a 10 x 8 inch area.

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