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Saint-Gaudens and the gilded era.

by Louise Hall Tharp

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNB237.S2 T5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 419 p.
    Number of Pages419
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5298701M
    LC Control Number72079372

    Saint-Gaudens created many of late 19th century America’s most beautiful bronze sculptures. Mental Floss magazine named ENY's new book "New York City in 3D in the Gilded Age" one of their 5 favorite reads for August ! ENY in Entertainment Weekly.   As the subject of a major exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (on view now through November 15) and a new feature-length documentary directed by Paul Sanderson, Augustus Saint-Gaudens—one of the foremost sculptors of the Gilded Age in America—is certainly having a moment. Adding to these offerings is the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New .

    Augustus Saint-Gaudens: American Sculptor of the Gilded Age (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Augustus Saint-Gaudens: American Sculptor of the Gilded Age. Author. Duffy, Henry J. & Dryfhout, John H. & Saint-Gaudens, Augustus & North Carolina Museum of Art & Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site (Cornish, N. H.) & Parrish Art Museum. The Gilded Age, Complete By Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner. 2 PREFACE. This book was not written for private circulation among friends; it was not written to cheer and instruct a diseased relative of the author's; it was not thrown off during intervals of wearing labor to amuse an idle.

      Also, a letter from Saint-Gaudens's wife exists in which she praised the patina on the ''Amor Caritas,'' then on exhibition in Paris. The ''Amor'' was gilded. In any case, when the Sherman was.   Gilded-Age Monuments and Secrets. Saint-Gaudens was particularly close to Stanford White, and in gave White and his new wife, .


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Saint-Gaudens and the gilded era Hardcover – January 1, by Louise Hall Tharp (Author) › Visit Amazon's Louise Hall Tharp Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Louise Cited by: 4. Augustus Saint-Gaudens: American Sculptor of the Gilded Age [Duffy, Henry J., Dryfhout, John H., Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, North Carolina Museum of Art, Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site (Cornish, N.

H.), Parrish Art Museum] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Augustus Saint-Gaudens: American Sculptor of the Gilded AgeAuthor: Henry J. Duffy, John Dryfhout.

Saint-Gaudens and the gilded era. Boston, Little, Brown [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Augustus Saint-Gaudens; Augustus Saint-Gaudens; Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Louise Hall Tharp; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

This is the most complete compendium ever attempted of the life and work of Augustus St-Gaudens. John Dryfhout has assembled over 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 by: 1.

The sculpture of Augustus Saint-Gaudens (), called the American Michelangelo, has often been compared to the magnificent works of the Renaissance. As an advocate of new ideas and a new approach to sculpture, Saint-Gaudens played a preeminent role in developing America's cultural life and revitalizing the art of sculpture in the modern age.

Jul 7, - Let's read all we can about The Gilded Age ~ the period of Julian Fellowes’ new epic drama that will one day follow Downton Abbey ~~. See more ideas about Gilded age, Julian fellowes, Gilded pins.

A new book by cultural historian Suzanne Hinman, The Grandest Madison Square Garden: Art, Scandal and Architecture in Gilded Age New York (Syracuse University Press), looks at the close. Most of these books are focused on trying to define this era as whole, instead of focusing on a single issue.

In other words, several of these books are seeking to create a grand narrative of the era to help their readers understand it. Admittedly, the border between the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era is somewhat murky. “The Gilded Age” is the term used to describe the tumultuous years between the Civil War and the turn of the twentieth century.

The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today. The Essential Guide to the Manners and Mores of the Gilded Age (Washington Mews Book 5) Cecelia Tichi.

out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ # The Inside History of the Carnegie Steel Company: A Romance of Millions () James Howard Bridge. out of 5 stars 6. Beyond Grief explores high-style funerary sculptures and their functions during the turn of the twentieth century. Many scholars have overlooked these monuments, viewing them as mere oddities, a part of an individual artist's oeuvre, a detail of a patron's biography, or local civic cemetery history.

This volume considers them in terms of their wider context and shifting use as objects of. After viewing the video, Augustus Saint Gaudens: An American Original, and reading about the Gilded Age, discuss the statement: "Saint Gaudens is both a symbol of his age and one of the prominent artists who helped to create it." The Gilded Age gave rise to patrons of the Arts.

What made this possible and what cultural role did patrons serve. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

One of the first books I read during our first round of research in was Saint-Gaudens and the Gilded Era by Louise Hall Tharp. If your local library doesn't have it, it is available via for just a few dollars, and I recommend it. Augustus Saint-Gaudens was our most important sculptor during much of the period we're looking at.

The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today is a novel by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner first published in It satirizes greed and political corruption in post-Civil War America.

Although not one of Twain's best-known works, it has appeared in more than editions since its original publication. Augustus Saint-Gaudens (/ ˌ s eɪ n t ˈ ɡ ɔː d ə n z /; March 1, – August 3, ) was an American sculptor of the Beaux-Arts generation who embodied the ideals of the American Renaissance.

Raised in New York City, he traveled to Europe for further training and artistic study. After he returned to New York, he achieved major critical success for his monuments commemorating heroes.

Books shelved as gilded-age: The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton, Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great Ame. In her Nov. 9 review of Louise Hall Tharp's "Saint-Gaudens and the Gilded Era," Mary Cable found the book dull I think what is really missing from this biography is art, in its two aspects.

Get this from a library. Augustus Saint-Gaudens: American sculptor of the Gilded Age. [Henry J Duffy; John Dryfhout; Augustus Saint-Gaudens; North Carolina Museum of Art.; Parrish Art Museum.] -- "The sculpture of Augustus Saint-Gaudens (), called the "American Michelangelo," has often been compared to the magnificent works of the Renaissance.

Tharp, Louise Hall, Saint-Gaudens and the Gilded Age. Little, Brown & Co., A biography of the sculptor.

Wharton, Edith, The Age of Innocence and The House of Mirth. Novels about New York society of the Gilded Age; Wharton won the Pulitzer prize for The Age of Innocence.

Playing It Straight: Art and Humor in the Gilded Age offers a stunning new look at late-nineteenth-century American art, and demonstrates the profound role humor played in determining the course of culture in the Gilded showing how complex humorous strategies such as deadpan and burlesque operate in a range of media―from painting and sculpture to chromolithography and .Page - One after another brought companions there, and, apparently fascinated by their own reflection, broke out passionately against the expression they felt in the figure of despair, of atheism, of denial.

Like the others, the priest saw only what he brought. Like all great artists, St. Gaudens held up the mirror and no more. The American layman had lost sight of ideals; the American. The book, U.S.

Liberty Head $20 Double Eagles: The Gilded Age of Coinage, examines the 60 year period of the coin’s production, focusing on .