"Sublimations" Show: 
"Apparition" by Moreau

The Harvard University ART Museums/
The Fogg Museum

32, Quincy Street, Broadway,
Cambridge, Massachusetts,
02138 USA

Tel. 001-617 - 495 94 00
Fax 001-617 - 496 03 03

The Fogg Art Museum, which opened to the public in 1895, is Harvard's oldest art museum and has a collection of ca. 12 Rodin pieces. The sculpture collection also includes other 19th Century French sculptures like work by Barye. In 1975, the Fogg organized the exhibition Metamorphoses in 19th Century Sculpture, which also featured Rodin sculptures.

  J. L. Wasserman (Publ.), Metamorphoses in 19th Century Sculpture. Fogg Art Museum (Harvard University), 1975

Ongoing at The Fogg Art Museum:
Sublimations: Art and Sensuality in the Nineteenth Century

This reinstallation, largely drawn from the permanent collection, explores 19th Century sensuality. Included are paintings by Ingres, Burne-Jones, Moreau, and Sargent, among others, and Rodin's marble sculpture "The Eternal Idol."

Sublimations was organized by Ivan Gaskell, Margaret S. Winthrop Curator of Paintings and opened in 1996.

Highlights from the permanent Rodin collection:

  Man with the Broken Nose

   Walking Man

   The Thinker

   Burghers of Calais

   Eternal Idol

   Eternal Springtime

   Study Romeo & Juliette

   Two Hands Upright

   Dance Movement


   La Douleur

   Mask of Hanako

  Several portraits

   Many drawings

Eternal Springtime, 1881, bronze

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Avenue of the Arts
465 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts
02115-5523 USA

Tel. 001 - 617 - 267 93 00

The MFA Boston Website shows a bronze cast of Eternel Springtime, modeled by Rodin around 1881 while he was planning The Gates of Hell. The cast was fabricated ca. 1916-17.

On the Website of Boston College Fine Art Department, one can find a fine selection of Rodin pictures photographed by Prof. Jeffery Howe, chief curator for Fine Arts at McMullen Museum.


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