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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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The Kiss, Rodin Museum, Paris - even better in person... My art history professor always said "when you see it" - words to live by

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The Kiss-Rodin. This is arguably the second most famous sculpture by the true master. Absolutely breathtaking...

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"The Kiss" by French sculptor Auguste Rodin,1889 Rodin had this amazing ability to show balance and even to "deny" the frozen fact of sculpture; to make you think they were, in fact, living, moving beings. Cool, huh?

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