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The Sherman Monument and Saint-Gaudens
Posted: September 17th, 2009
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Saint-Gaudens is considered Americas premier sculptor of the 19th and early 20th centuries and created many of the public monuments honoring Civil War heroes in major cities throughout the United States. The story of his personal life is woven around in-depth studies of six of his major works of art. In this clip from “Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Master of American Sculpture” see the the sculptor’s Sherman Monument in New York City.

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SundayArts is made possible in part by First Republic Bank and by the Rubin Museum of Art. Funding for SundayArts is also made possible by Rosalind P. Walter, The Paul and Irma Milstein Foundation, The Philip & Janice Levin Foundation, Elise Jaffe and Jeffrey Brown, Jody and John Arnhold, and The Lemberg Foundation. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding provided by members of THIRTEEN.