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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 800
Originally modeled for The Gates of Hell, where it was apparently intended to illustrate a poem from Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du Mal, this group was abandoned by Rodin in the final version of The Gates but given a second existence under the present title. The figure of Eurydice is recognizable as that of the Martyr and exemplifies Rodin's propensity for exploring the multiple interpretations of a single form.
Signature: Signed and dated (on left edge of background rock): A. Rodin/1893
Charles T. Yerkes (until 1910; sale, American Art Association, New York, January 22, 1910, no. 251); [ sale, American Art Association , New York, April 11–13, 1910, no. 251; sold to Ryan ] ; Thomas Fortune Ryan , New York (in 1910; to MMA)
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