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The Age of Bronze (L'Age d'airain)

Artist:
Auguste Rodin (French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Founder:
Cast by Alexis Rudier (French)
Date:
modeled 1876, cast in reduced size 19th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Overall: 41 × 14 1/2 × 13 3/4 in. (104.1 × 36.8 × 34.9 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Bequest of Susan Vanderpoel Clark, 1967
Accession Number:
67.155.11
Not on view
Also known as The Bronze Age, The Age of Brass, The Vanquished (Le Vaincu), The Age of Man, L'Homme des Premiers Ages or l'Homme qui s'éveille.
Signature: Signed on the base at right: Rodin n.3

Marking: On the back of the base: Alexis. RUDIER./Fondeur. PARIS (founder's mark)
Susan Vanderpoel Clark (until 1967; bequeathed to MMA)
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