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The Age of Bronze


Auguste (François-Auguste-René) Rodin ; Alex Rudier Fondeur


1876–1877 (plaster model); casting date unknown

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G355
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The Age of Bronze: Gallery Label - Current
: Auguste Rodin's The Age of Bronze purchased through the John R. Van Derlip Fund
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Medium: Sculpture | Bronze
Size: 71 x 28 x 20 in. (180.34 x 71.12 x 50.8 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Signature and Marks 'Rodin', left center of back; 'Alexis Rudier Fondeur Paris', stamped on right back side of base
Physical Description: standing male nude; represents man awakening to a fuller comprehension of his physical powers
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 54.1
Artist: François-Auguste-René Rodin, French, 1840-1917
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1840-1917

Artist: Alex Rudier Fondeur, Paris
Role: Caster
Life Dates: Paris
Added to Site: February 28, 2009