Tag: Rodin

Roméo et Juliette (1905)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Roméo et Juliette (Romeo and Juliet) 1905 Marble, 71 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg See also: • Shakespeare, William (1564-1616): Romeo and Juliet (1595)

Le Christ et la Madeleine (c.1905)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Le Christ et la Madeleine (Christ and Magdalene) c.1905 Marble, 102 x 77 x 70 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid ©Carmen Thyssen Collection Christ and the Magdalen is the only known work by Rodin on a religious subject. Various…

Alphonse Legros (c.1881)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Alphonse Legros c.1881 Bronze, 41 x 17.4 x 45.2 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Head in bronze and cast iron on pedestal. (M’O) See also: • Legros, Alphonse (1837-1911)

Le Christ et la Madeleine (c.1894)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Le Christ et la Madeleine (Christ and Magdalene) c.1894 Plaster, wood, fabric, 84.5 x 74 x 44.2 cm Musée Rodin, Paris © Agence photographique du musée Rodin – Jérome Manoukian This is one of the rare testimonies that…

Étude d’Honoré de Balzac (1891-1892)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Étude d’Honoré de Balzac (Study of Honoré de Balzac) 1891–1892 Bronze, 52.7 x 39.4 x 32.4 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland In 1891 Rodin was commissioned to create a monument honoring the celebrated French writer Honoré de…

Frère et soeur (1891)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Frère et soeur (Brother and Sister) 1891 Painted plaster, 39.2 x 20.3 x 19.3 cm Tate Britain, London The first purchaser of this work was Walter Butterworth, who in 1911 negotiated the purchase of three bronzes by Rodin…

La Danaïde (1880s)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) La Danaïde (Danaid) 1880s, carved 1903–1904 Marble, 23 x 40 x 26 cm Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton The Danaids of Greek mythology were the fifty daughters of Danaus; married to a group of brothers, they murdered their…

Tête de Victor Hugo (c.1883)

Rodin, Auguste (1840-1917) Tête de Victor Hugo (Head of Victor Hugo) c.1883 Bronze, 32 x 20 cm National Museum Wales, Cardiff See also: • Hugo, Victor (1802-1885)