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Famous Auguste Rodin Sculptures

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List of famous Auguste Rodin sculptures, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. A celebrated artist around the world, Auguste Rodin has created some of the most historic sculptures of all time. These popular Auguste Rodin sculptures fetch insane amounts of money at art auctions, so if you want to buy one then start saving your money now. Going to museums can be expensive and time consuming, so scroll through this list to see sculptures that Auguste Rodin created from the comfort of your own home. You can find additional information for these renowned Auguste Rodin sculptures by clicking the names of the pieces.

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    • Subject: Head
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    Man with the Broken Nose

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    Monument to Balzac

    Monument to Balzac is a sculpture by Auguste Rodin in memory of the French novelist Honoré de Balzac. According to Rodin, the sculpture aims to portray the writer’s persona rather than a physical likeness. The work was commissioned in 1891 by the Société des Gens de Lettres, a full-size plaster model ...more

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    Saint John the Baptist is a bronze sculpture, by Auguste Rodin. After the controversy of his Age of Bronze, Rodin began modeling the larger than life figure in 1877. He showed a plaster model at the Salon of 1880. Reduced size examples were cast between 1878 and 1907. The Walking Man is a version of the ...more

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    Les Bourgeois de Calais is one of the most famous sculptures by Auguste Rodin, completed in 1889. It serves as a monument to an occurrence in 1347 during the Hundred Years' War, when Calais, an important French port on the English Channel, was under siege by the English for over a year. Calais ...more

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    • Subject: Calais
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    The Burghers of Calais (Victoria Tower Gardens)
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    The Gates of Hell is a monumental sculptural group work by French artist Auguste Rodin that depicts a scene from "The Inferno", the first section of Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy. It stands at 6 metres high, 4 metres wide and 1 metre deep and contains 180 figures. The figures range from 15 centimetres ...more

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    • Subject: Hell
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    The Kiss
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    The Kiss is an 1889 marble sculpture by the French sculptor Auguste Rodin. 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, commissioned for a planned museum of art in Paris. The couple were ...more

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    The Shade

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    The Thinker
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    The Thinker is a bronze sculpture by Auguste Rodin, usually placed on a stone pedestal. 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. There are about 28 full size ...more

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    • Artist: Auguste Rodin
    • Subject: Dante Alighieri
    • Genres (Art): Genre art
    • Art Form: Sculpture
    • Period / Movement: Realism
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    The Thinker (Baltimore Museum of Art)

    The Thinker (Baltimore Museum of Art)
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