Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
Overall: 26 1/2 in. ( 67.3 cm )
Maquette for life-size marble in the Concord Public Library depicting seated figure intent upon his thoughts, wearing favorite robe (the "Gaberlunzey," as it was affectionately called by the sitter's family).
Gift of Mrs. William Penn Cresson (Margaret French)
Mrs. William Penn Cresson (Margaret French), daughter of the artist -original statue in the Concord Public Library, Concord, MA, 1914
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