Augustus Saint Gaudens art links 


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Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Diana, 1893-94
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Augustus Saint-Gaudens

[Irish-born American Realist Sculptor, 1848-1907]

• Relationships: Studied under Francois Jouffroy.
Studio assistants included James Earle Fraser.
Saint-Gaudens' students included Frederick W. MacMonnies.
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    Augustus Saint-Gaudens Works Online    
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteAugustus Saint-Gaudens at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Amor Caritas, 1898

Notable SiteAugustus Saint-Gaudens at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Commentary on Amor Caritas

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
Many works by Augustus Saint-Gaudens online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  

Notable SiteAugustus Saint-Gaudens at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
3 works by Augustus Saint-Gaudens

Notable SiteAugustus Saint-Gaudens at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Online exhibit: Augustus Saint-Gaudens' Memorial to Robert Gould Shaw and the Massachusetts Fifty-Fourth Regiment

Notable SiteSaint-Gaudens National Historic Site, New Hampshire
Lots of information about the artist

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Amon Carter Museum, Texas
Diana of the Tower

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
Amor Caritas, 1898

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Bust of Robert Louis Stevenson, bronze relief medallion, 1889

Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Utah

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio
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Stanley Matthews and His Wife Mary

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
4 works by or related to the artist

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
2 works online

Five College Museums Collections Database, Massachusetts

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Huntington Sculpture Garden at Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Augustus Saint-Gaudens in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Charles Cotesworth Beaman
Hettie Sherman Evarts Beaman

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
3 works online

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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2 works by Augustus Saint-Gaudens online

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Seattle Art Museum

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Diana of the Tower

Augustus Saint-Gaudens at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Tate Gallery, London, UK

The Huntington Library, California

The Newark Museum, New Jersey
Abraham Lincoln: The Man, 1884-87

Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio
(Click the "American 1700-1900" category, then see the work in the first row of thumbnails)

U.S. Senate Art Collection
Roger B. Taney

U.S. Senate Art Collection
Chester A. Arthur

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

La Fayette Database of American Art in French National Collections

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteAugustus Saint-Gaudens in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project   NEW!
Diana (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

Notable SitePhotographs by Lee Sandstead ("The world's most fired-up Art Historian")
The Adams Memorial, 1892

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Boston College Fine Arts Department

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project  
The Puritan

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

PBase Photo Sharing
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The History Project at U.C. Davis  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteSaint-Gaudens National Historic Site, New Hampshire
An online database of the artist's work is hosted on this website, created by the Friends of the Saint-Gaudens Memorial

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture Inventory

Biography, from the American Masters TV series

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Augustus Saint-Gaudens  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

The New Yorker
"High and Low Relief", 2009 article by Peter Schjeldahl

Time Magazine
"American Renaissance Man", 1986 article by Robert Hughes

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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The Life and Works of Augustus Saint Gaudens


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