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No one sculpted hands like Rodin. He spent years studying the anatomy of hands, and did a number of small pieces of them. More

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"Despair" Auguste Rodin - Despair appears several times on the right-hand section of The Gates. Rodin then decided to remove the figure from this initial context and turn it into an independent work in its own right. With body curled up in an unconventional, acrobatic pose, this small nude retains an air of mystery.

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Rodin - The Thinker - I've loved Rodin for such a long time... I even made a rustic snow sculpture on my front lawn of The Thinker when I was in my teens.

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Il bacio di Rodin

The Kiss - Auguste Rodin. One of his most famous sculptures portrays the 13th-century Italian aristocrat Francesca da Rimini, who fell in love with her husband’s younger brother, Paolo; according to the tale in Dante’s Inferno, when their romance was uncovered, her husband killed them.

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Auguste Rodin: Adán.1880-1881. Bronce.Fundición realizada por la Fábrica de fundiciones Susse. Se encuentra en el Museo Metropolitano de Arte

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