Brother and Sister (Le frère et la soeur)
- Auguste Rodin (French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
- Overall (wt. confirmed): 15 × 8 1/2 × 8 in., 18.7 lb. (38.1 × 21.6 × 20.3 cm, 8.5 kg)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1908
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Rodin’s older sister, Maria, died in 1862, causing the stricken young sculptor to enter a religious order and abandon his art for many months. Sentimental tenderness is rare in Rodin’s sculptures; here, it may reflect memories of the lost, sustaining love between brother and sister.