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The Death of Auguste Rodin – 17 November 1917

‘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. Aberdeen Journal – Monday 19 November 1917 Image © D.C.Thomson & Co. Ltd. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

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