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Colossal Head of Saint John the Baptist

Auguste Rodin, French, 1840 - 1917

Made in France, Europe

Modeled c. 1879; cast 1986


21 1/2 × 20 3/4 × 15 3/16 inches (54.6 × 52.7 × 38.6 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Rodin Museum, North Gallery

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Credit Line:
Gift from Iris Cantor in honor of Joseph J. Rishel on the occasion of his retirement from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2016

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