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Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Object Number: 
1953.14
Date: 
1914
Medium: 
Plaster
Dimensions: 
Overall: 26 1/2 in. ( 67.3 cm )
Description: 
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).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. William Penn Cresson (Margaret French)
Provenance: 
Mrs. William Penn Cresson (Margaret French), daughter of the artist -original statue in the Concord Public Library, Concord, MA, 1914
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group