Rodin conceived these two figures (known separately as The Falling Man and The Crouching Woman) for The Gates of Hell. United and named after a poem by Charles Baudelaire (French, 1821–1867), this group is found near the top right side of The Gates. Joining seemingly unrelated figures to create new compositions was a common practice for Rodin, allowing him to discover the rich possibilities of his existing forms....
Rodin Museum, East Gallery
|Titles:||I Am Beautiful|
|Date:||Modeled 1885; cast 1925-1926|
|Artists:||Auguste Rodin, French, 1840 - 1917. Cast by the founder Alexis Rudier, Paris, 1874 - 1952|
|Dimensions:||27 3/4 x 12 x 12 1/2 inches (70.5 x 30.5 x 31.8 cm)|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Jules E. Mastbaum, 1929|
|Geography:||Made in France, Europe|
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