Saint-Gaudens Biography

Civil War Monuments

Ultimately, Saint-Gaudens created a total of six monumental bronze sculptures in honor of Civil War events: Farragut Monument, 1881, Madison Square Park, New York; Standing Abraham Lincoln, 1887, Chicago; Shaw Memorial, 1897, Boston; General Logan, 1897, Chicago; Sherman Monument, 1903, New York; Seated Abraham Lincoln, 1907, Chicago.

Augustus Saint-Gaudens, The Farragut Monument, 1879-1880, bronze, New York City, Madison Square Park, photograph by Jerry L. Thompson; Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Abraham Lincoln ("The Standing Lincoln"),1887, bronze, Chicago, Lincoln Park; Augustus Saint-Gaudens, The Sherman Monument, 1903, bronze, New York City, Grand Army Plaza

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