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Auguste Rodin

The Martyr #5, Modeled-1885

Bronze
5 1/2 × 23 × 17 in
14 × 58.4 × 43.2 cm
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Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
Indianapolis
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Indianapolis Museum of Art Accession Number: 68.32, Indianapolis Museum of Art Object Type: Visual Works: Sculpture

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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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Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
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Indianapolis Museum of Art Accession Number: 68.32, Indianapolis Museum of Art Object Type: Visual …

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Indianapolis Museum of Art Accession Number: 68.32, Indianapolis Museum of Art Object Type: Visual Works: Sculpture

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Sculpture
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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

The Martyr #5, Modeled-1885

Bronze
5 1/2 × 23 × 17 in
14 × 58.4 × 43.2 cm
Permanent collection
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