The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin


 


Index: Early Works | Burghers of Calais | Gates of Hell | Other - 1880s | Portraits | Late Works | WWW Links
Click on thumbnail image or highlighted text for a larger picture. Photos by Prof. Jeffery Howe

Early Works
 

Man with broken nose

Rose Beuret

Age of Bronze, 1876
 

Age of Bronze,
Orsay, Paris

Age of Bronze,
Middelheim, Antwerp 

  1. Age of Bronze, 1876. Musee d'Orsay, Paris.
  2. Age of Bronze, 1876. Middelheim outdoor sculpture museum, Antwerp.
Walking Man, c. 1900
 

Walking Man, c. 1900 

Walking Man, c. 1900 

Walking Man, c. 1900 
  1. Walking man, c. 1900, Musee Orsay, Paris
  2. Walking Man, c. 1900, Musee Orsay, Paris
  3. Walking Man, c. 1900, Musee Orsay, Paris
John the Baptist Preaching, 1878
 
  1. Rodin: John the Baptist Preaching, 1878, Musee d'Orsay, Paris.
  2. Rodin: John the Baptist Preaching, 1878, Musee d'Orsay, Paris.
Burghers of Calais, 1884-89
 

Burghers of Calais 
More slides 
of the
Burghers of Calais 
Burghers of Calais
  1. Burghers of Calais, 1884-86. Bronze, Rodin Museum, Paris.
Other works - 1880s
 
Thought, 1886
  1. Rodin: Thought, 1886. Musee d'Orsay, Paris.
  2. Rodin: Thought, 1886. Musee d'Orsay, Paris.

Danaid, 1886 

The Eternal Idol, 1889 

Eternal Idol, 1889 
  1. Danaid, 1886. Musee Rodin, Paris.
  2. The Eternal Idol, 1889. Musee Rodin, Paris.
  3. The Eternal Idol, 1889. Musee Rodin, Paris.

Crouching Woman, 1881

Crouching Woman, 1881

Fallen Caryatid

Iris, Messenger 
of the Gods
  1. Crouching woman, 1881.
  2. Crouching woman, 1881.
  3. Fallen Caryatid,
  4. Iris, messenger of the gods, Rodin Museum, Paris.
The Gates of Hell, 1880-1917
 
More slides of 
The Gates of Hell
The Gates of Hell
  1. The Gates of Hell. 1880-1917. Plaster, Musee d'Orsay, Paris.
Portraits
 

Balzac

Balzac

Balzac

Balzac

Balzac
  1. Rodin: Balzac, plaster model, 1893-97. Musee d'Orsay, Paris.
  2. Rodin: Balzac, bronze, 1893-97. Rodin Museum, Paris.
  3. Rodin: Balzac, bronze, 1893-97. Rodin Museum, Paris.
  4. Rodin: Balzac, bronze, 1893-97. Middelheim Outdoor Sculpture Museum, Antwerp.
  5. Rodin: Balzac, bronze, 1893-97. Museum of Modern Art, NY.

Portrait of J Dalou 

Portrait of 
Carrier-Belleuse 
  1. Portrait of Jules Dalou, bronze. Marble, Rodin Museum, Paris.
  2. Portrait of Carrier-Belleuse, bronze. Marble, Rodin Museum, Paris.
Late Works
 

Hand of God

Hand of God

The Secret

Hand of the Devil

Hand coming out 
of a tomb
  1. The Hand of God, 1898. Marble, Rodin Museum, Paris.
  2. The Hand of God, 1898. Marble, Rodin Museum, Paris.
  3. The Secret, 1910. Marble, Rodin Museum, Paris.

Christ and Mary
Magdalen, 1894

Christ and Mary
Magdalen
  1. Christ and Mary Magdalen, 1894. Rodin Museum, Paris.


WWW links on Rodin

 
Auguste Rodin, a personal view
Rodin Museum
Rodin Sculptures - Boston College
Rodin's Gates of Hell
 

Other Art and Architecture Web Links

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