Photographic portrait of American Sculptor Augusts Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907). An inscription below reads "To Charles Freer, a devoted friend. In loving memory of Augustus Saint-Gaudens from AHSG (Augusta Homer Saint-Gaudens), Dec.10, 1907.
Stored in one box.
Biographical / Historical:
Augustus Saint-Gaudens was one of the most successful American sculptors of the late 19th and early 20th century. Charles Freer commissioned a relief sculpture that Saint-Gaudens was never able to complete. Saint-Gaudens' widow, however sold Freer an important pair of allegorical sculptures in 1915.
FSA A.01 12.03.06
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Portraits -- Men
Charles Lang Freer Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of the estate of Charles Lang Freer.