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Auguste Rodin - The Kiss (Le Baiser). One of my faves at the Rodin Museum.

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....I lived right next to the Rodin in Philadelphia, while in art school... Great memories

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The late George Plimpton in the background, decidedly NOT amused by the amorous couple in the foreground. Elaine's, New York. Photo: Larry Fink.

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Rodin - The Thinker - Conceived 1880 (enlarged 1902-4); cast 1925 by Alexis Rudier Foundry. The figure was intended to represent Italian poet Dante Alighieri pondering The Divine Comedy, his epic story of Paradise and Inferno. However, in 1889 Rodin exhibited the sculpture independently of The Gates, giving it the title "The Thinker", and in 1902 he embarked on this larger version