The Memorial and Its Conservation

A brief visual study of the memorial analyzes the figures of Shaw and the soldiers. Saint-Gaudens prepared initial drawings and plaster studies for the commission. The artist was especially attentive to the depiction of the African-American soldiers.


Exhibition History



AnalysisInscriptionsExhibition HistoryConservation
IntroductionThe ArtistHistorical BackgroundThe Memorial and Its ConservationThe ExhibitionTeaching Resources

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