Auguste Rodin, ‘Monument to Honore de Balzac’, first modeled 1897; this cast 1967, Sculpture, Bronze, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
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Auguste Rodin

Monument to Honore de Balzac, first modeled 1897; this cast 1967

Bronze
117 × 47 1/4 × 47 1/4 in
297.2 × 120 × 120 cm
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles

In the collection of European Painting and Sculpture at LACMA.

Gift of the B. Gerald Cantor Art …

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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.

Auguste Rodin, ‘Monument to Honore de Balzac’, first modeled 1897; this cast 1967, Sculpture, Bronze, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
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Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles

In the collection of European Painting and Sculpture at LACMA.

Gift of the B. Gerald Cantor Art Foundation (M.85.267)

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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

Monument to Honore de Balzac, first modeled 1897; this cast 1967

Bronze
117 × 47 1/4 × 47 1/4 in
297.2 × 120 × 120 cm
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