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

Auguste Rodin

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, April 30, 2021
1. Auguste Rodin Marker
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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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By J. Makali Bruton, April 30, 2021
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Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 19° 22.353′ N, 99° 11.075′ W. Marker is in Colonia Insurgentes Mixcoac, Ciudad de México. Marker is at the intersection of Augusto Rodin and Campana, on the right when traveling south 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. Independence of Mexico (within shouting distance of this marker); House of José Joaquín Herrera (within shouting distance of this marker); Agustín Jáuregui (within shouting distance of this marker); Textile Workshop (within shouting distance of this marker); Goya (within shouting distance of this marker); House of José Fernández de Lizardi (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Parish Church of Santo Domingo de Guzmán (about 180 meters away); General Álvaro Obregón (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colonia Insurgentes Mixcoac.
 
Also see . . .  Auguste Rodin. (Submitted on May 17, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 17, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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