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The Shade

Signed on center front of base: A.Rodin Foundry mark center rear of base: ALEXIS RUDIER/Fondeur. PARIS

Made in France, Europe

Modeled 1881-1886, enlarged 1901-1904; cast 1923

Auguste Rodin, French, 1840 - 1917. Cast by the founder Alexis Rudier, Paris, 1874 - 1952.

6 feet 3 1/2 inches × 44 1/8 inches × 19 3/4 inches (191.8 × 112.1 × 50.2 cm) Weight: 718.5 lb. (325909.46g)

* Rodin Museum, Parkway


Bequest of Jules E. Mastbaum, 1929

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  • The Gates of Hell

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