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Eve after the Fall

Eve after the Fall

Auguste Rodin (in 1881)

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  • Carolynn Camden asked

    Is the Rodin sculpture, Eve after the Fall still part of the collection of the museum?

  • Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen answered

    Dear Carolynn, Yes, the sculpture is still in the collection of the museum! The sculpture is on view next to the so-called ‘Old Dutch’ staircase. More information on the sculpture and its whereabouts can be found at the object page under 'specifications'. See: http://collectie.boijmans.nl/en/object/40552. Kind regards, Tanja


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The sculpture depicts Eve after the Fall, her head bowed in shame and her arms covering her breasts. This life size plaster cast of Eve was donated to the museum following a Rodin exhibition in Rotterdam in 1899. It was the first work of Rodin's in a Dutch collection. As a result of the donation Rodin visited the Museum Boijmans.

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Title Eve after the Fall
Material and technique Plaster
Object type
Sculpture > Three-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Height 176 cm
Artists Beeldhouwer: Auguste Rodin
Accession number BEK 1330 (MK)
Credits Schenking / Donation: J. Hudig 1899
Department Modern Art
Acquisition date 1899
Age artist About 41 years old
Geographical origin France > Western Europe > Europe

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Auguste Rodin

Parijs 1840 - Meudon 1917

Auguste Rodin is generally regarded as the founder of modern sculpture and the most influential sculptor of the nineteenth century. For him, depicting movement...

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