Class [controlled]: sculpture European art
*Work Type [link]: statue
*Creator Display: Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917)
*Role [link]: sculptor [link]: Rodin, Auguste
*Creation Date: cast by the artist in 1910 or 1911, from a model made in 1880 [controlled]: Qualifier: design Earliest: 1880 Latest: 1880 | Qualifier: casting Earliest: 1910 Latest: 1911
*Subject [links]: human figure Adam (Genesis, Bible) Gates of Hell (Christian iconography) Creation (Genesis, Bible) male nude (representation)
Culture [link]: French
*Current Location [link]: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, New York, United States) ID: 1911.173.1
*Measurements: 193.7 cm (height) (76 1/4 inches)
[controlled]: Value: 193.7 Unit: cm Type: height
*Materials and Techniques: bronze
Material [links]: bronze
Description: Figure represents Adam being first roused to life, and makes obvious references to the scene by Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel; design was originally intended for Rodin’s Gates of Hell.
Description Source [link]: Metropolitan Museum of Art online. www.metmuseum.org Page: accessed 17 September 2006
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