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Musee Rodin Presented by Steven Varshavsky, and Corey Glassman Musée Rodin 79 Rue de Varenne 75007 Paris Telephone: 01 44 18 61 10.

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1 Musee Rodin Presented by Steven Varshavsky, and Corey Glassman Musée Rodin 79 Rue de Varenne Paris Telephone:

2 POINT ZERO Take line 13 (light blue) to Varrenne, Invalides or Saint-François-Xavier Take bus # 82, 87, or 92 Take line 13 (light blue) to Varrenne, Invalides or Saint-François-Xavier Take bus # 82, 87, or 92

3 Gardens

4 Museum History RMuseum opened 1919 RHotel Biron created RMade as house for kings painter; Francois Lemoyne RHotel Biron was a dormatory for a school for young women from RPurchased by Rodin in 1909 as house for himself RMuseum opened 1919 RHotel Biron created RMade as house for kings painter; Francois Lemoyne RHotel Biron was a dormatory for a school for young women from RPurchased by Rodin in 1909 as house for himself

5 The Thinker

6 The Thinker (cont) RSculpted by Rodin in 1902 RMade from bronze and marble RIn garden to act as door to museum RBuilt to represent man mediating ROriginally called the poet RSculpted by Rodin in 1902 RMade from bronze and marble RIn garden to act as door to museum RBuilt to represent man mediating ROriginally called the poet

7 The Gates of Hell RBuilt by Auguste Rodin from 1880 to 1917 RIn the garden RMade out of bronze and marble RMany figures such as original thinker in the middle RBuilt by Auguste Rodin from 1880 to 1917 RIn the garden RMade out of bronze and marble RMany figures such as original thinker in the middle

8 The Gates of Hell (cont)

9 Honore De Balzac RSculpture made by Rodin RMade out of terracotta RBalzac inspired Rodin so Rodin made a sculpture RIn the garden RMade in RSculpture made by Rodin RMade out of terracotta RBalzac inspired Rodin so Rodin made a sculpture RIn the garden RMade in

10 Honore De Balzac (cont)

11 The Kiss RMade in 1887 by Rodin RMany small versions in bronze, plaster, and terracotta RBig marble one in the Hotel Biron RAlso on Gates of Hell as small figure RMade in 1887 by Rodin RMany small versions in bronze, plaster, and terracotta RBig marble one in the Hotel Biron RAlso on Gates of Hell as small figure

12 The Kiss (cont)

13 Auguste Rodin RBorn November 12, 1840 in Paris RDied November 17, 1917 in Paris RConsidered father of modern sculpture RBorn November 12, 1840 in Paris RDied November 17, 1917 in Paris RConsidered father of modern sculpture

14 Museum Information RSummer Hours (April-September) 9:30am-5:45pm garden closes an hour later Closed Mondays Winter Hours ( October-March) 9:30am-4:45pm garden closes at 5:00pm RSummer Hours (April-September) 9:30am-5:45pm garden closes an hour later Closed Mondays Winter Hours ( October-March) 9:30am-4:45pm garden closes at 5:00pm

15 Museum Info (cont) RFull rate is 4 euro RReduced rate is 2 euro RGarden only 1 euro RFree for people 18 and under RFree first Sunday of each month RGift shop that sells books and casts of Rodin art called the boutique and self serve cafeteria RFull rate is 4 euro RReduced rate is 2 euro RGarden only 1 euro RFree for people 18 and under RFree first Sunday of each month RGift shop that sells books and casts of Rodin art called the boutique and self serve cafeteria

16 Credits Powerpoint: Corey Glassman and Steven Varshavsky Presentation: Steven Varshavsky and Corey Glassman Rodin Website accueilaccueil Powerpoint: Corey Glassman and Steven Varshavsky Presentation: Steven Varshavsky and Corey Glassman Rodin Website accueilaccueil


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