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Auguste Rodin was born in 1840

12 November, 2015

Jean Limet Monument of the Burghers of Calais 1889 – 219,5 x 266 cm Musée Rodin. In 1895, the Monument was unveiled in their home city.

Known worldwide as the father of modern sculpture, François-Auguste-René Rodin was born in Paris on November 12, 1840. Contemporary to the impressionists and with a strong anchor in the neoclassical sculptural school, opened new routes to explore the sculptural expression, in addition to prioritize the concept of monument and public sculpture.

The Thinker, on of his most famous sculptures, is one of the elements of this extraordinary artwork: The Gates of Hell.

La Porte de l’Enfer (The Gates of Hell) by Auguste Rodin Kunsthaus in Zürich (Switzerland)
La Porte de l’Enfer (The Gates of Hell) by Auguste Rodin Kunsthaus in Zürich (Switzerland)

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