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Head of the Tragic Muse (Tête de la Muse tragique)

European Art

  • Place Made: France
  • DATES 1895; cast 1979
    DIMENSIONS 11 5/8 x 7 1/4 x 9 7/8 in. (29.5 x 18.4 x 25.1 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Back, proper left side of neck at bottom edge: ".Georges Rudier./.Fondeur Paris." Back, proper right side at base of neck: "© by Musée Rodin 1979"
    SIGNATURE Bottom left side: "A. Rodin"
    INSCRIPTIONS Neck, proper left: "No 5"
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    EDITION 5/8/12
    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). Head of the Tragic Muse (Tête de la Muse tragique), 1895; cast 1979. Bronze, 11 5/8 x 7 1/4 x 9 7/8 in. (29.5 x 18.4 x 25.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, 84.75.12. Creative Commons-BY
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    Head of the Tragic Muse (Tête de la Muse tragique)