Augustus Saint-Gaudens: American Sculptor of the Gilded Age

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The sculpture of Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907), called the American Michelangelo, has often been compared to the magnificent works of the Renaissance. As an advocate of new ideas and a new approach to sculpture, Saint-Gaudens played a preeminent role in developing America's cultural life and revitalizing the art of sculpture in the modern age. (1861-65), when numerous monuments were commissioned to commemorate the national crisis and subsequent unification. In addition, the amassing of private fortunes during the ...

Augustus Saint-Gaudens: American Sculptor of the Gilded Age 2003, Trust for Museum Exhibitions, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9781882507122

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