Park Museum Collection Profile
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

Collection SummaryThe museum collection includes the furnishings and decorative arts in Augustus Saint-Gaudens's home, "Aspet"; casts of Augustus Saint-Gaudens's (1848-1907) sculptures, the artist's working models, cameos, coins, portrait bas-reliefs and monumental sculpture, including a heroic plaster cast of the Robert Gould Shaw Memorial and the original base of the Farragut Monument; and artwork by members of Saint-Gaudens's family and the Cornish art colony, illustrating his influence in late 19th century American art and sculpture; as well as small archeological and biological collections. Art works are on exhibit in three historic structures, including Saint-Gaudens's Little Studio and Galleries. Archival materials include sheet music, historic and contemporary photographs (including the de Witt C. Ward Photograph Collection), and glass plate negatives.

Collection Size 55,839
 
Facilities Exhibiting Museum Items Aspet (Home)
Atrium
Little Studio
New Gallery
Picture Gallery
Visitor Center
 
Virtual Exhibits A New Lease on Life: Museum Conservation in the National Park Service
 
Virtual Exhibits
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