The Gates of Hell, 1880-1917
Commissioned in 1880, the Gates were largely complete by 1900, but were not cast in bronze until after the artist's death in 1917. See Albert E. Elsen, The Gates of Hell, 1985.

Photos by Prof. Jeffery Howe

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Last sculptural maquette
for the portal, 1880



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