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Despair, Known as Despair from the Gates (Le Désespoir dit de la Porte)

European Art

  • Place Made: France
  • DATES 1880-1889, cast 1959
    DIMENSIONS 7 1/8 x 3 5/8 x 3 1/2 in. (18.1 x 9.2 x 8.9 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Back, proper right, bottom: "Georges Rudier/Fondeur. Paris" Back, bottom: "© by Musée Rodin 1959"
    SIGNATURE Proper left, bottom: "A. Rodin" Interior, stamped in raised letters: "A. Rodin"
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    EDITION 11/12
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917). Despair, Known as Despair from the Gates (Le Désespoir dit de la Porte), 1880-1889, cast 1959. Bronze, 7 1/8 x 3 5/8 x 3 1/2 in. (18.1 x 9.2 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, 84.75.2. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 84.75.2_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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