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Amor Caritas

Augustus Saint-Gaudens

American Art

MEDIUM Bronze
DATES 1898
DIMENSIONS 39 7/8 x 17 3/4 x 5 in. (101.3 x 45.1 x 12.7 cm)  (show scale)
SIGNATURE 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"
COLLECTIONS American Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 68.184
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harris Klein
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION 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
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (73%)
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