Cybele, large model (Cybèle, grand modèle)
On View: Robert E. Blum Gallery, 1st floor
Tradition meets modernity in Auguste Rodin’s sculpture. His innovatively expres-sive and sensual works scandalized the Parisian art establishment. Cybele, depicting a mythological earth goddess, is one of about sixty sculptures and works on paper by the artist in the Brooklyn Museum’s collection.
1905; cast 1981
64 3/8 x 30 1/4 x 46 5/8 in., 637 lb. (163.5 x 76.8 x 118.4 cm) (show scale)
Back, lower edge of base, foundry stamp: "F*C"
Back, lower edge of base: "© by Musée Rodin 1981"
Front, at feet: "A. Rodin"
At feet: "No 1"
Gift of Iris and B. Gerald Cantor
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Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917). Cybele, large model (Cybèle, grand modèle), 1905; cast 1981. Bronze, 64 3/8 x 30 1/4 x 46 5/8 in., 637 lb. (163.5 x 76.8 x 118.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Iris and B. Gerald Cantor, 85.172. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 85.172_SL1.jpg)
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