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Despairing Adolescent

Artist:
Auguste Rodin (French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Date:
modeled 1882, cast 1980
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 17 3/16 in. (43.7 cm.); W. 5 1/2 in. (14.0 cm.); D. 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.37.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 800
This figure was extracted from its original context as one of the damned on the lower section of the right panel of the Gates of Hell.
Signature: On the right side of the supporting stone: A. Rodin / N°7

Marking: On the back edge of the base: E. GODARD FONDr; on the left edge of the base: © BY MUSÉE RODIN 1980
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation (until 1986; to MMA)
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