Homer Schiff Saint-Gaudens
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Bronze, wood frame
Plaque: 19 3/4 x 10 1/8 x 1/4 in. (50.2 x 25.7 x 0.6 cm)
Frame: 31 3/4 x 20 x 1 7/16 in. (80.6 x 50.8 x 3.7 cm)
Inscribed on top of bronze plaque: "TO . MY . FRIEND . DOCTOR . HENRY . SCHIFF . THIS . PORTRAIT / OF MY SON HOMER SCHIFF SAINT-GAUDENS . AT . THE . / AGE . OF . SEVENTEEN . MONTHS . AUGUSTUS . SAINT . / GAUDENS . NEW YORK . FEBRUARY M . D . C . C . C . L . X . / XX . I . I ."
Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Rectangular bronze plaque with relief portrait of young boy; boy in profile facing left; seated in chair with proper left arm resting on arm of chair; has thick, curly, hair and wears loose garments; textured surfaces and naturalistic representation; plaque mounted in a wood frame.
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