39 7/8 x 17 3/4 x 5 in. (101.3 x 45.1 x 12.7 cm) (show scale)
Molded at bottom of left pilaster: "AVGVSTVS . / SAINT-GAVDENS / M.D.C.C.C.XC.VIII" incised in lower right corner: "COPYRIGHT BY A. SAINT-GAUDENS MDCCCXCVIII"
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harris Klein
Relief of female winged figure holding plaque with decorative border and incised "AMOR CARITAS" above her head. She wears a classical dress with loose drapery folds and has a chain of flowers around her waist and head. Stands on rounded base between two pilasters.
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Augustus Saint-Gaudens (American, born Ireland, 1848-1907). Amor Caritas, 1898. Bronze, 39 7/8 x 17 3/4 x 5 in. (101.3 x 45.1 x 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harris Klein, 68.184. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.184_SL1.jpg)
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