The Life and Works of Augustus Saint Gaudens

by Burke Wilkinson

Publisher: Eastern National Park and Monument Associatio

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Artists, Architects, Photographers,
  • Individual Artist,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages484
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8850722M
ISBN 101590910540
ISBN 109781590910542
OCLC/WorldCa156848896

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Wilkinson works through Saint Gaudens apparently complicated personal life, his career as an artist, and the creation of his major (and many minor) works. Considerable narrative is devoted to discussing the major works such as the Farragut Statue, the Shaw Memorial, the Adams Memorial, and by: 1.

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Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Written By: Augustus Saint-Gaudens, (born March 1,Dublin, Ireland—died Aug. 3,Cornish, New Hampshire, U.S.), generally acknowledged to be the foremost American sculptor of the late 19th century, noted for his evocative memorial statues and for the subtle modeling of his low reliefs.

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Published in June,the page book is extensively illustrated with both black and white and color photographs. Uncommon clay: the life and works of Augustus Saint Gaudens by Wilkinson, Burke, Publication date Topics Saint-Gaudens, Augustus,Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, Sculptors, Biographie Publisher San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Internet Archive Books.

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Augustus Saint-Gaudens (; March 1, – August 3, ) was an American sculptor of the Beaux-Arts generation who most embodied the ideals of the "American Renaissance".Raised in New York City, he traveled to Europe for further training and artistic study, and then returned to New York, where he achieved major critical success for his monuments commemorating heroes of the American Civil.

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Work of Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, (OCoLC) Named Person: Augustus Saint-Gaudens; Augustus Saint-Gaudens; Augustus Saint-Gaudens; Augustus Saint-Gaudens; Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

University Press of New England, Large Softcover. Very Good. Corners lightly bumped. Large Softcover. xii, pp. This is the most complete compendium ever attempted of the life and work of Augustus St-Gaudens. Life and career. Born in New York City to a French-born father, Bernard Paul Ernest Saint-Gaudens, and an Irish-born mother, Mary McGuiness, Louis received his early training as a cameo cutter from his brother, who later assisted him in beginning his art studies in he and his brother Augustus moved to Paris where they shared a studio and attended the École des Beaux-Arts.

Saint-Gaudens is rightly regarded as the greatest sculptor produced by America, and his work had a most powerful influence on art in the United States. In he married Augusta F. Homer and left a son, Homer Saint-Gaudens. His brother Louis, also a sculptor, assisted Augustus Saint-Gaudens in some of his works.

Father: Bernard P.E. Saint-GaudensBorn: Books About New Hampshire: Uncommon Clay: The Life And Works Of Augustus Saint Gaudens Wilkinson, Burke (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ) Augustus Saint Gaudens was born in Dublin, Ireland, of a French father & Irish mother, in He died in in Cornish, N.H.Samuel Chapin (bp October 8, – Novem ) was a prominent early settler of Springfield, Massachusetts.

He served the town as selectman, magistrate and deacon (in the Massachusetts Bay Colony there was little separation between the church and government). Chapin is best known today as the subject of the Augustus Saint-Gaudens sculpture entitled Deacon Samuel Chapin (also known .