Inscribed across top: TO • MY • FRIEND • DOCTOR • HENRY SCHIFF • THIS • PORTRAIT • / OF MY SON HOMER SCHIFF SAINT-GAVDENS • AT • THE • / AGE • OF • SEVENTEEN MONTHS • AVGVSTVS SAINT- / GAVDENS • NEW YORK • FEBRUARY • M • D • C • C • C • L • X / X • X • I • I •
19.4 × 10.2 × 0.6 cm (7 5/8 × 4 × 1/4 in.)
Gift of Christopher Hunt in memory of his mother Martha McCormick Hunt
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Charles Deering (1852–1927), Chicago and Miami, FL, 1907 [“H. St. G.” dated July 8, 1907, on list of works purchased by Charles Deering, “Rec’d Mr. C. D.,” Augustus Saint-Gaudens Papers, Rauner Special Collections Library, Dartmouth College]; by descent to his daughters Marion McCormick (born Marion Deering; Mrs. Chauncey McCormick, 1886–1965), Chicago, and Barbara Danielson (born Barbara Deering; Mrs. Richard E. Danielson, 1888–1982), Groton, MA, 1927; Marion McCormick, after 1936 [“H[illegible] Schiff (relief)” on Charles Deering collection list, which either refers to Homer Schiff Saint-Gaudens (the sitter) or to Henry Schiff (sic [Shiff], to whom the relief was inscribed); collection list dates to 1936 or later; ownership not yet designated between daughters]; by descent to her son Brooks McCormick (1917–2006), Chicago, 1965; estate of Brooks McCormick, 2006; sold to his grandson Christopher Hunt, Chicago and California, c. 2007; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 2020.
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