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A. Rodin "The Kiss" Statue Reproduction Signed Marble & Brass - $3K VALUE

A. Rodin "The Kiss" Statue Reproduction Signed Marble & Brass - $3K VALUE

$ 1,495.00



Item Description

           The reproduction of the statue is made out of black brass and has a solid green marble base. The base is 8 ½" width, 7 ½" depth and 1 1/3" height. Overall statue height is 10 ½". The art piece is professionally carved and signed "A. Rodin" at the base. This statue comes with a free certification of authenticity and has a $3,000 insurance value.

            The original statue was commissioned by the French state in 1888, and was carved between 1888 and 1898.It later joined the collections of the Musée du Luxembourg in 1901; and then was transferred to the Musée Rodin in 1919. 

            The Kiss originally represented Paolo and Francesca, two characters borrowed from Dante’s Divine Comedy. Slain by Francesca’s husband who surprised them as they exchanged their first kiss, the two lovers were condemned to wander eternally through Hell. This group, designed in the early stages of the elaboration of The Gates, was given a prominent position on the lower left door, opposite Ugolino, until 1886, when Rodin decided that this depiction of happiness and sensuality was incongruous with the theme of his vast project.


Specifications of Piece

Artist/Maker: A. Rodin
Title: This Kiss

Dimensions/Size of Sculpture:

Size of Base:

5 ¾" x 5 ½" x 9 ½"

8 ½" x 7 ½" x 1 ½" 

Material: Brass Sculpture
Weight of Sculpture:  Approximately 30 lb.
Condition : Extremely Fine
Appraised Value: $3,000.00
MN / LC / 02-15-2016

The above item comes with a free certified insurance appraisal valued at  $3,000.00
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