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Auguste Rodin

Marsyas (Torso of 'The Falling Man'), first modeled ca. 1882; this cast 1970

Bronze
40 31/100 × 29 × 18 in
102.4 × 73.7 × 45.7 cm
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles
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In the collection of European Painting and Sculpture at LACMA.

Gift of B. Gerald Cantor Art …

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In the collection of European Painting and Sculpture at LACMA.

Gift of B. Gerald Cantor Art Foundation (M.73.108.5)

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Auguste Rodin
French, 1840–1917
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Known as one of the most gifted figurative sculptors in history, Auguste Rodin made such iconic works of art as The Kiss (1880-1881), The Thinker (1881-1882), and The Burghers of Calais (1884-1895). Using clay, plaster molds, and a meticulous process that included live models, Rodin created sculptures that were innovative in their attention to detail and unprecedented realism. Inspired by the female form and literature from Dante to Baudelaire, Rodin was particularly adept at conveying tension and emotion through subjects’ bodies and made a large collection of sculptures of men and women in amorous, sensual poses.

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In the collection of European Painting and Sculpture at LACMA.

Gift of B. Gerald Cantor Art …

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In the collection of European Painting and Sculpture at LACMA.

Gift of B. Gerald Cantor Art Foundation (M.73.108.5)

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Image provided by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Auguste Rodin
French, 1840–1917
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Known as one of the most gifted figurative sculptors in history, Auguste Rodin made such iconic works of art as The Kiss (1880-1881), The Thinker (1881-1882), and The Burghers of Calais (1884-1895). Using clay, plaster molds, and a meticulous process that included live models, Rodin created sculptures that were innovative in their attention to detail and unprecedented realism. Inspired by the female form and literature from Dante to Baudelaire, Rodin was particularly adept at conveying tension and emotion through subjects’ bodies and made a large collection of sculptures of men and women in amorous, sensual poses.

Auguste Rodin

Marsyas (Torso of 'The Falling Man'), first modeled ca. 1882; this cast 1970

Bronze
40 31/100 × 29 × 18 in
102.4 × 73.7 × 45.7 cm
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