The Death of Auguste Rodin – 17 November 1917

Posted on November 15th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

‘Born of poor parents in Paris in 1840, he had finished schooling when he was about 17…’

The brilliant French sculptor, Auguste Rodin, died on 17 November 1917 – he was 77.

To commemorate the life of the man who gave us such famous sculptures as ‘Le Penseur’ and ‘Le Kiss’, here is a newspaper tribute to Rodin.

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Aberdeen Journal – Monday 19 November 1917

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Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser – Thursday 22 July 1915

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