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Drawing, Study for the Violet Sargent Bronze Plaque in the Art Institute of Chicago, 1890

This is a Drawing. It was created by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. It is dated 1890 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is pen and purple ink on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Homer Schiff Saint-Gaudens. It is credited Gift of Homer Saint-Gaudens.

Its dimensions are

17.6 × 11.1 cm (6 15/16 × 4 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for the Violet Sargent Bronze Plaque in the Art Institute of Chicago, 1890; Augustus Saint-Gaudens (American, 1848 – 1907); USA; pen and purple ink on cream laid paper; 17.6 × 11.1 cm (6 15/16 × 4 3/8 in.); Gift of Homer Saint-Gaudens; 1937-70-3

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