Augustus Saint-Gaudens' Robert Louis Stevenson
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Robert Louis Stevenson
modeled 1887, cast 1899
Augustus Saint-Gaudens - 
American sculpture (1848-1907) 
Smithsonian American Art Museum
10 7/8 x 17 1/2 x 7/8 in.
 Bequest of Olin Dows
Jpg: Smithsonian
From: The Smithsonian

He posed for Saint-Gaudens in September 1887 in New York. Stevenson's fine profile directly faces the figure of Pegasus, the flying horse from classical mythology symbolizing artistic inspiration. A large memorial to Stevenson in St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh was derived from this composition.


John Singer Sargent

Robert Louis Stevenson and His Wife 



By:  Natasha Wallace
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Created 1/5/2004
Updated 1/5/2004




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