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Colonia Insurgentes Mixcoac, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

Auguste Rodin

 
 
Auguste Rodin Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 30, 2021
1. Auguste Rodin Marker
Inscription.  

Augusto Rodin
(1840-1917)
Escultor frances. Rodin tiende a superar el concepto tradicional academico del monumento uniendo a una excepcional habilidad técnica, una vigorosa inspiracion. Esculpio "La Edad de Bronce", una obra calificada de anticonformista, y otras esculturas como "El Beso", "El Hijo Prodigo". "El Pensador" y el famoso grupo "Los Hosteleros de Calais" que se encuentran en el Museo Rodin de Paris. Su obra constituye una de las últimas expresiones del Romanticismo. Nacio en paris y murio en Meudon.

English translation:
Auguste Rodin
(1840-1917)
French sculptor. Rodin tends to overcome the traditional academic concept of the monument by combining an exceptional technical skill with vigorous inspiration. He sculpted "The Age of Bronze", a work described as anti-conformist, as well as many other sculptures such as "The Kiss", "The Prodigal Son", "The Thinker" and the famous group "The Burghers of Calais" which are located in the Rodin Museum in Paris. His work is one of the last expressions of Romanticism. He was born in Paris and died in Meudon.
 
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Auguste Rodin Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 30, 2021
2. Auguste Rodin Marker
The marker is on the left hand corner of the building seen here at the corner of Augusto Rodin and Empresa.
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Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 19° 22.512′ N, 99° 10.974′ W. Marker is in Colonia Insurgentes Mixcoac, Ciudad de México. Marker is at the intersection of Augusto Rodin and Calle de Empresa, on the left when traveling north on Augusto Rodin. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colonia Insurgentes Mixcoac, Ciudad de México 03920, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Goya (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Poussin (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Valentín Gómez Farías (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Agustín Jáuregui (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Textile Workshop (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); House of Valentín Goméz Farias (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); a different marker also named Auguste Rodin (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Parish Church of Santo Domingo de Guzmán (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colonia Insurgentes Mixcoac.
 
Also see . . .  Auguste Rodin. (Submitted on May 12, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
The Three Shades by Auguste Rodin, 1915 image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 3, 2012
3. The Three Shades by Auguste Rodin, 1915
Interestingly, one of the largest collection of works by Rodin can be found at the Soumaya Museum in Mexico City. It includes this version of the Three Shades.
The Kiss by Auguste Rodin at the Soumaya Museum in Mexico City image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 3, 2012
4. The Kiss by Auguste Rodin at the Soumaya Museum in Mexico City
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 12, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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