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Ralph W. Emerson - Item #739

$ 720.00



24 Inches High x 13 Inches Wide x 13 Inches Deep

In 1879 Ralph Waldo Emerson sat for Daniel Chester French every day for a month. Emerson said of the bust, "That is the face that I shave." Copies of the life-size bust were made in plaster, marble, and bronze, several of which are located today in museums. The Metropolitan Museum of Art has a bronze cast that was a gift of the artist from 1906-7.


Artist: Daniel Chester French

Museum: Metropolitan Museum of Art, among others

Time Period: Neoclassical, 1879

1911 Catalog ID # - 5460