Robert Merrel Gage (1892-1981 Laguna Beach CA) "Shirley" bust of the artist's granddaughter incised with signature, title and date: Shirley by "Opa" Gage 1966, Terracotta on wooden base. The bust measures 13 inches high not including the wooden base, 7 inches widest width. The wooden base measures 1-3/4 inches high by 6-1/2 inches wide by 6-3/8 inches deep. The bust including the base measures 15 inches high. It is in excellent condition just how the artist sculptured it almost 60 years ago. Provenance Collection of Jean Gage, daughter of the artist Merrell Gage. Guaranteed to please as are all our items.