The Tempest

Auguste Rodin French

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 800

The dramatic forward thrust of the head identifies this sculpture as one of Rodin's attempts to capture the effects of violent motion or extreme stress on the human figure.

The Tempest, Auguste Rodin (French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon), Marble, French

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