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Reflections on the Collection: The Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professors at the National Gallery of Art: Antoinette Le Normand-Romain on Auguste Rodin, The Walking Man (L’Homme qui marche) (model 1878–1900, cast probably 1903)

Antoinette Le Normand-Romain (former director of the Institut national d’histoire de l’art and former Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professor at the National Gallery of Art) discusses Auguste Rodin’s sculpture The Walking Man (1903). Le Normand-Romain describes a history of The Walking Man that reveals much about Rodin’s methods, his deep appreciation of antiquity, and the significance of his art in the evolution of modern sculpture.