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Study for the Secret, before 1909 - Rodin

Rodin Museum, Paris

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Starting with The Shades, an assemblage of three identical figures placed at the top of The Gates of Hell before 1886, fragmentation and multiplication guided Rodin in his search for new rhythms. He used this approach for hands, "faces without eyes and without voice, but which see and talk" (Focillon), of which the Museum has numerous studies.
Rodin is the sculptor of hands as Verlaine is their poet, said Gustave Kahn.
The Cathedral of 1908 is an assemblage of two right hands shaping the void into a Gothic arch. The two hands of the marble version of The Secret (1909), also right hands, enclose a casket, illustrating the title of the work through a traditional iconographic reference.
But the starting point for The Secret is a much smaller study of a pair of delicate hands moving freely, which is more like a dance figure without any symbolic resonance.
The symbol and description "Reproduction - Rodin Museum, Paris" guarantee the authenticity of the reproduction. © Rodin Museum - Paris

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Dimensions<br>Hauteur : 12 cm Largeur : 6 cm Profondeur : 4.5 cm<br>Material: Resin bronze patina<br>Publisher: Rodin Museum, Paris

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