AUGUSTE RODIN (1840-1917)  FUGIT AMOR  Before 1887, Marble carved circa 1890  Marble  H. 51 cm ; W. 72 cm ; D. 38 cm  S.1154  Former Joanny Peytel collection ; purchased by the museum in 1963.  Fugit Amor is without question one of Rodin’s most beautiful compositions: the two straining bodies are combined in one perfect flowing movement. This two-figure group, which appeared twice on The Gates of Hell , was exhibited as an independent work from 1887 under the names The Dream and The Sphinx…

AUGUSTE RODIN (1840-1917) FUGIT AMOR Before 1887, Marble carved circa 1890 Marble H. 51 cm ; W. 72 cm ; D. 38 cm S.1154 Former Joanny Peytel collection ; purchased by the museum in 1963. Fugit Amor is without question one of Rodin’s most beautiful compositions: the two straining bodies are combined in one perfect flowing movement. This two-figure group, which appeared twice on The Gates of Hell , was exhibited as an independent work from 1887 under the names The Dream and The Sphinx…

Jakob Auer, Apollo und Daphne, c. 1688/90, ivory, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Inv. No. KK_4537. Photo by giulio (dottorpeni), 16 March 2005.

Jakob Auer, Apollo und Daphne, c. 1688/90, ivory, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Inv. No. KK_4537. Photo by giulio (dottorpeni), 16 March 2005.

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