Augustus Saint-Gaudens

(1848 - 1907)
Augustus Saint-Gaudens was born in 1848 in Dublin, Ireland. His father, Bernard, was a shoemaker from Aspet in Gascony, France, who married an Irishwoman, Mary McGuiness. A few months after Augustus' birth, the family emigrated to the United States to escape the famine, settling in New York City. In 1861 Augustus began his apprenticeships to French...
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