Relief of female winged figure holding plaque with decorative border and incised "AMOR CARITAS" above her head. She wears a classical dress with loose drapery folds and has a chain of flowers around her waist and head. Stands on rounded base between two pilasters.


  • Title: Amor Caritas
  • Creator Lifespan: American, 1848-1907
  • Creator Nationality: American
  • Date Created: 1898
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Rights: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harris Klein
  • External Link: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/1433/Amor_Caritas
  • Medium: Bronze
  • Signed: Molded at bottom of left pilaster: "AVGVSTVS . /SAINT-GAVDENS /M.D.C.C.C.XC.VIII" incised in lower right corner: "COPYRIGHT BY A. SAINT-GAUDENS MDCCCXCVIII"
  • Dimensions: 39 7/8 x 17 3/4 x 5 in. (101.3 x 45.1 x 12.7 cm)
  • Collection: American Art
  • Artist: Augustus Saint-Gaudens
  • Accession number: 68.184

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