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Hand with base

Artist:
Auguste Rodin (French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Date:
modeled possibly ca. 1885
Culture:
French
Medium:
Cast plaster
Dimensions:
Height: 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Presented by Rodin to his pupil Malvina Hoffman and given by her to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Malvina C. Hoffman, 1966
Accession Number:
66.247.2
Not on view
This is one of six Rodin hands in plaster bequeathed to the Musuem by his distinguished American pupil. Four are studies associated with his group The Burghers of Calais (see 1989.407).
Malvina C. Hoffman (until 1966; bequeathed to MMA)
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