Example 75: Nineteenth-century sculpture

Work Record
Class [controlled]: • sculpture • European art
*Work Type [link]: • statue
*Title: Adam
*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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