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Study for a Burgher of Calais (Pierre de Wiessant)


Auguste (François-Auguste-René) Rodin


modeled c. 1885 in plaster

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G355
Study for a Burgher of Calais (Pierre de Wiessant), Auguste (François-Auguste-René) Rodin
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Medium: Sculpture | Bronze, cast about 1902-17
Size: 73 1/2 x 39 x 25 in. (186.69 x 99.06 x 63.5 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Signature; Mark back right corner: [A.Rodin] [Cast No. 1 Lexis Rudier, Fondeur, Paris]
Physical Description: study for the figure of Pierre de Wiessant; cast in the Alexis Rudier foundry, Paris Figure
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Anonymous gift in memory of Walter Lindeke
Accession Number: 59.20
Artist: François-Auguste-René Rodin, French, 1840-1917
Role: Sculptor
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1840-1917
Added to Site: February 28, 2009