Auguste Rodin

Bronze sculptures

The work shows a nude male figure of over life-size sitting on a rock with his chin resting on one hand as though deep in thought, and is often used as an image to represent philosophy
The embracing couple depicted in the sculpture appeared originally as part of a group of reliefs decorating Rodin's monumental bronze portal The Gates of Hell
Torso of a Young Woman, Auguste Rodin, 1886, From the collection of: Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University
Young Girl with Flowers in Her Hair, Auguste Rodin, ca. 1868, From the collection of: Dixon Gallery and Gardens
Rodin produced works showing the influence of Second Empire trends.
Female Torso, Kneeling, Twisting Nude, Auguste Rodin, Date of modeling unknown; Musee Rodin cast II/IV, 1984, From the collection of: The Phillips Collection
Eve, Auguste Rodin, 1881 - 1881, From the collection of: Detroit Institute of Arts
In his design for The Gates of Hell, dating from 1881, Rodin wanted to place Adam and Eve either side of The Gates as pendants. -
Cybele, large model (Cybèle, grand modèle), Auguste Rodin, 1905; cast 1981, From the collection of: Brooklyn Museum
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