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Diana Glows Again at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s statue of Diana, Goddess of the Hunt, was created by the renowned sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens in 1893, for the top of Madison Square Garden - which was then on New York City's East Side. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, a recent re-gilding recalls its past, but also suits its contemporary home. 

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Listen to more of Susan's interview with Kathleen Foster, the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Senior Curator of American Art, about the creation of Diana.