Past exhibitions: Curses, Blasphemies, Lamentations: Goya & Rodin (Spring 2017): Pygmalion et Galatée

Auguste RODIN (1840-1917)Pygmalion and GalateaThe subject of this bronze is taken from Ovid's Metamorphoses.  When Vulcan sculpts the first woman, Pygmalion falls in love with the statue the god is creating and begs Aphrodite to transform it into a living woman.  Bronze 42,1 x 27 x 31 cmCast in 2015 by Fonderie de Coubertin, ParisInscribed A. Rodin, © by Musée Rodin and numbered, one of the eight examples numbered in Arabic numerals, dated and stamped with foundry mark
Pygmalion et Galatée, 1900-1905

Auguste RODIN (1840-1917) 

Pygmalion and Galatea 

The subject of this bronze is taken from Ovid's Metamorphoses. When Vulcan sculpts the first woman, Pygmalion falls in love with the statue the god is creating and begs Aphrodite to transform it into a living woman.  

Bronze  

42,1 x 27 x 31 cm 

Cast in 2015 by Fonderie de Coubertin, Paris 

Inscribed A. Rodin, © by Musée Rodin and numbered, one of the eight examples numbered in Arabic numerals, dated and stamped with foundry mark