Detail View: The AMICA Library: Violet Sargent.

AMICA ID: 
AIC_.1976.685
AMICA Library Year: 
1999
Object Type: 
Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Creator Name: 
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus
Creator Nationality: 
North American; American
Creator Dates/Places: 
American; 1848-1907 North and Central America,North America,United Sta
Creator Name-CRT: 
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Title: 
Violet Sargent.
Title Type: 
preferred
View: 
front view
Creation Date: 
modeled in 1890, cast in bronze c. 1908
Creation Start Date: 
1890
Creation End Date: 
1890
Materials and Techniques: 
Bronze bas relief
Classification Term: 
Bronze
Creation Place: 
North and Central America,North America,United States,New Hampshire
Dimensions: 
50 1/4 x 30 1/2 in. (127.7 x 77.5 cm)
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
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in wreath upper right: "Violet Sargent"Signed on bench:"A ST G / MDCCCLXXXX / FECIT"
Rights: 
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.
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