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The Embrace

Artist:
Auguste Rodin (French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Date:
1880–1910
Medium:
Graphite and wash of watercolor and gouache on cream paper
Dimensions:
12 13/16 x 9 7/8 in. (32.5 x 25.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
John Stewart Kennedy Fund, 1910
Accession Number:
10.66.6
Not on view
Signature: Lower Right: "Aug Rodin"
Photo Secession Gallery. "An Exhibition of Recent and Early Drawings and Water-Colors by Auguste Rodin," March 1, 1910–April 1, 1910.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," May 5, 1998–September 14, 1998.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 27, 2004–October 25, 2004.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 9, 2012–March 25, 2012.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Nudes: Drawings by Sculptors," October 20, 2014–January 25, 2015, no catalogue.

Photo Secession: Exhibition of Drawings by Auguste Rodin. Edward J. Steichen, Alfred Stieglitz, New York, March 31 - April 16, 1910, cat. no. 33.

Elisabeth Chase Geissbuhler, Antoine-Émile Bourdelle Rodin: Later Drawings. Boston, 1963, fig. no. 9, pp. 26-27.

Albert Elsen, J. Kirk T. Varnedoe, Victoria Thorson, Elisabeth Chase Geissbuhler The Drawings of Rodin. Ex. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1971, fig. no. 141, p. 175.

Clare Vincent "Rodin at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, A History of the Collection." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 38, no. 4, Spring 1981, fig. no. 19.



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