Andromeda (Rodin)

Andromeda is a sculpture by the French artist Auguste Rodin, named after Andromeda. It is one of the sculptures produced as part of his The Gates of Hell project and appears on the left door next to the personification of Day and on the right door as part of the group showing a falling winged genius.

Andromeda
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ArtistAuguste Rodin
Year1889
Mediumplaster

It was exhibited for the first time in 1889 at the Galerie Georges Petit in a joint exhibition with Claude Monet.[1] The poet Rainer Maria Rilke praised the work's expressive quality, which he held to be more disperse, grandiose and mysterious than simply showing the figure's facial expression.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in Spanish) La puerta del Infierno. Fundación Carlos Slim A.C. 2016. p. 295. ISBN 978-607-7805-18-2.
  2. ^ Elsen, Albert Edward; Jamison, Rosalyn Frankel, Rodin's Art: The Rodin Collection of Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center of Visual Arts at Stanford University, Oxford University Press, EUA. ISBN 9780198030614.