The Harvard University ART Museums/
The Fogg Museum
32, Quincy Street, Broadway,
Tel. 001-617 - 495 94 00
Fax 001-617 - 496 03 03
The Fogg Art Museum, which opened to the public in 1895, is Harvard's
oldest art museum and has a collection of ca. 12 Rodin pieces. The
sculpture collection also includes other 19th Century French sculptures
like work by Barye. In 1975, the Fogg organized the exhibition
Metamorphoses in 19th Century Sculpture, which also featured Rodin
J. L. Wasserman (Publ.), Metamorphoses in 19th Century Sculpture. Fogg
Art Museum (Harvard University), 1975
Ongoing at The Fogg Art Museum:
Art and Sensuality in the Nineteenth Century
This reinstallation, largely drawn from the permanent
collection, explores 19th Century sensuality. Included are paintings by
Ingres, Burne-Jones, Moreau, and Sargent, among others, and Rodin's
marble sculpture "The Eternal Idol."
Sublimations was organized by Ivan Gaskell, Margaret S. Winthrop
Curator of Paintings and opened in 1996.
Highlights from the permanent Rodin collection:
Man with the Broken Nose
Burghers of Calais
Study Romeo & Juliette
Two Hands Upright
Mask of Hanako
Eternal Springtime, 1881, bronze
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Avenue of the Arts
465 Huntington Avenue
Tel. 001 - 617 - 267 93 00
The MFA Boston Website shows a bronze cast of Eternel Springtime,
modeled by Rodin around 1881 while he was planning The Gates of Hell.
The cast was fabricated ca. 1916-17.
On the Website of Boston
College Fine Art Department, one can find a fine
selection of Rodin pictures photographed by Prof. Jeffery Howe,
chief curator for Fine Arts at McMullen Museum.