Augustus Saint-Gaudens

Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Robert Louis Stevenson

Link to Augustus Saint-Gaudens video featuring Stephen K. Scher
Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848–1907), Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894), dated 1887 (probably cast ca. 1907). Copper alloy, cast, 45.9 cm. Scher Collection

This video is part of a series in which collector Stephen K. Scher discusses several favorite works from his collection. The five videos are produced in conjunction with the exhibition The Pursuit of Immortality: Masterpieces from the Scher Collection of Portrait Medals, on view at The Frick Collection from May 9 through September 10, 2017.