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Sculpture and Drawings by Rodin

August 22, 1965 – January 10, 1973
Ground Floor, West Central Lobby

Auguste Rodin, Eve Eating the Apple, c. 1885, terracotta, Gift of Mrs. John W. Simpson, 1942.5.7

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: 28 sculptures and 8 drawings by Auguste Rodin from Mrs. John W. Simpson were exhibited for the first time in almost 20 years. 2 groups of small sculptures were installed in special cases with temperature controls designed by engineer Sterling Eagleton of the Gallery's staff. Mrs. Simpson had acquired the works directly from the artist.

Rodin, Auguste
French, 1840 - 1917