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The Martyr #5

Auguste Rodinmodeled 1885, cast 1960

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Details

  • Title: The Martyr #5
  • Date Created: modeled 1885, cast 1960
  • Type: sculpture
  • Rights: Gift of B. Gerald Cantor
  • External Link: http://www.imamuseum.org/mercury/load-artwork/6555
  • Medium: bronze
  • wall label: With her outstretched, contorted limbs, The Martyr could well be the quintessential form of The Gates of Hell, signifying emotional as well as physical torment. As an independent figure, she appears here in a horizontal format. Within The Gates, Rodin assigned her an upright position in the lintel, situated just to the left of The Thinker.
  • measurements: 5 1/2 x 23 x 17 in.
  • Artist: Auguste Rodin

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