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The Work of Augustus Saint-Gaudens
John H. Dryfhout

2008 • 376 pp. 502 B&W illus. 8 1/2 x 11"
American Art / Sculpture

$29.95 Paperback, 978-1-58465-709-5

New edition.

“Indispensable and handsomely designed.”Choice

Updated catalogue raisonné of one of the most important figures in American sculpture.

This is the most complete compendium ever attempted of the life and work of Augustus St-Gaudens. John Dryfhout has assembled over 500 illustrations depicting the cameos, sculptures, bas-reliefs, bronzes, coins, and medals forming the Saint-Gaudens oeuvre, as well as scenes of the artist’s life and studio in Cornish, New Hampshire. Included is information on all known versions and editions of the artist’s work in both public and private collections. The book will be an essential reference work for academic and public libraries, art libraries and museums, art historians, numismatists, and serious American art collectors.

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Reviews / Endorsements

“A must for the library of anyone with a serious interest in American art.”Sculpture Review


Winner of the American Association of Museums Award of Distinction (1983)
Choice Outstanding Academic Book Commendation

As former curator and superintendent of the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, JOHN H. DRYFHOUT is the world’s leading authority on America’s famous sculptor. He served an internship with the Henry
Ford Museum and Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan, and The University of Michigan Museum of Art and has published studies in
the history of American industry, art, and architecture, and lectured
and written extensively on Saint-Gaudens.

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