The Sculpture of Auguste Clésinger

Photos by Jeffery Howe.

Auguste Clésinger, French sculptor, exhibited the Woman with Snake at the Salon of 1847. This work was based on a body cast of Mme. Sabatier, and caused a scandal.


Woman with Snake



Woman with Snake



Woman with Snake




Woman with Snake

  1. August Clésinger: Woman with Snake, 1847, Musée D'Orsay, Paris.
  2. August Clésinger: Woman with Snake, 1847, Musée D'Orsay, Paris.
  3. August Clésinger: Woman with Snake, 1847, Musée D'Orsay, Paris.
  4. August Clésinger: Woman with Snake, 1847, Musée D'Orsay, Paris.