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Beside the Sea

Artist:
Auguste Rodin (French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Date:
probably ca. 1907
Culture:
French
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H. 23 1/2 (59.7 cm.); W. 34 1/2 (87.6 cm.); D. 23 1/4 in. (59.1 cm.)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Thomas F. Ryan, 1910
Accession Number:
11.173.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 800
Toward the end of his career Rodin returned to calmer subjects, less filled the psychic tension that energizes the Burghers of Calais or the inhabitants of the Gates of Hell.
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