The Birth of Venus (Aurore)
Auguste Rodin - 1906-1907
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This results from a combination of various model motifs - that of the Crouching figure in "The Sphinx" and a reclining female nude and a kneeling man. Rodin, inspired by the works of Michelangelo, has produced a figure study that emerges from the block of marble.
Owner/Location: Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza  (Spain - Madrid)
Dates: 1906-1907
Artist age:Approximately 67 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 90 cm (35.43 in.), Width: 70 cm (27.56 in.)
Medium: Sculpture - marble
Entered by: Member kohn1fox on 27 March 2014.
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