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Augusta Savage

[African-American Harlem Renaissance Sculptor, 1892-1962]

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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteDetroit Institute of Arts, Michigan   NEW!

Notable SiteAugusta Savage at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Cummer Museum of Art, Jacksonville, Florida
The Diving Boy, ca.1939

Howard University Art Collection, Washington D.C.
Gamin, 1929

Howard University Art Collection, Washington D.C.
La Citadelle Freedom, 1930

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York City
Biographical information

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

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:
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Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Biographical info from the African American World section of the PBS website

Presence Africaine

Women Artists from the Medieval Period to the Present

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Augusta Savage  
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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.

Antiques Roadshow (PBS) Appraisals
"Augusta Savage Sculpture, 'Gamin'"

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