Artwork Title: Augustus Saint Gaudens II

Augustus Saint Gaudens II, 1897

Anders Zorn

By depicting American sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens with his young model on a bed, Zorn created an intimate boudoir picture. Saint- Gaudens is known to have had an affair with this woman and used her in multiple paintings. Zorn contrasts the older artist with the model’s youth and energy. Similar to Zorn’s own Self-Portrait with Model II, this portrait explores the charged...
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