A plaster version of this sculpture at the Musée Rodin in Paris is inscribed "Hands of Rodin and Rose Beuret," suggesting that the clasped hands are in fact those of the sculptor and his longtime companion. They married in 1916, shortly before their deaths.
Rodin Museum, Main Gallery
|Date:||Modeled 1904; cast 1925|
|Artists:||Auguste Rodin (French, 1840–1917) Cast by the founder Alexis Rudier, Paris (1874–1952)|
|Dimensions:||18 x 20 7/8 x 12 3/4 inches (45.7 x 53 x 32.4 cm)|
|Credit Line:||Bequest of Jules E. Mastbaum, 1929|
|Geography:||Made in France, Europe|
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