Christ and the Magdalen
Auguste Rodin - circa 1905
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This is the only known religious work by Rodin. Rodin combined two earlier works to create this subject; that of Magdalen was taken from his work "Meditation" and the figure of Christ was taken from medieval sculptures, some in the artist's possession. The style of the twisting bodies also draws on Michelangelo.
Owner/Location: Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza  (Spain - Madrid)
Dates: circa 1905
Artist age:Approximately 65 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 102 cm (40.16 in.), Width: 77 cm (30.31 in.)
Medium: Sculpture - marble
Entered by: Member kohn1fox on 27 March 2014.
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