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The Death of Adonis

Modeled 1888; cast 1927
Artist/maker: Auguste Rodin, French, 1840 - 1917
Rodin worked predominantly in clay, a fragile material that dries out easily. The artist had plaster casts made from his clay models, which allowed him to save his work, explore different ideas, and cut-up casts for further experimentation. Jules Mastbaum assembled a group of nearly forty plasters, which reveal the sculptor’s working process....

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