Auguste Rodin The Cathedral Miniature

Auguste Rodin The Cathedral Miniature

This miniature is sold in special packaging, a wooden crate used to transport works of art.

Carved in stone and still covered in toolmarks, The Cathedral is a combination of two right hands, belonging to two different figures.

It was entitled The Ark of the Covenant, before being named The Cathedral, ...
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Dimensions :
14 x 9 x 9 cm
Artist :
Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
Museum :
Musée national Picasso-Paris
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Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)

Auguste Rodin is considered to be the father of modern sculpture. Between scandals and shocks, he revolutionized artistic creation before Braque, Picasso or Matisse, and made it forever fall into modernity. He will reach an extraordinary posterity with generations of artists, from Carpeaux to Richier, Bourdelle, Claudel, Brancusi or Picasso.