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3-cent Saint-Gaudens

The 3-cent Famous American Artists stamp issued September 16, 1940, pictures Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907). Saint-Gaudens created a wide range of sculptures, mainly in bronze. His monumental statues of famous figures, including Lincoln, Sherman, and Farragut, grace many American parks today. Outstanding among other works is his statue of a mourner in Washington's Rock Creek Cemetery.