Eternal Idol (1889) by Auguste Rodin Romantic Bronze Sculpture Statue on Marble Base

SKU: YRD-495

Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base: Height 14" X Width 11"
Marble Dimensions:11" X 7 1/2"
Height without base:13"
Weight:25 LBS

Original or Reproduction: Reproduction

Immerse yourself in the timeless elegance of Auguste Rodin's "Eternal Idol" (1889), now beautifully rendered in bronze. This masterful sculpture pays homage to the profound love shared between two souls, capturing the essence of a carnal embrace that transcends the physical realm. The sculpture embodies the worshipful devotion one feels for their beloved, elevating them above all else, akin to a deity, in an eternal and ceaseless bond. Rodin's clandestine lover and fellow sculptor, Camille Claudel, often served as a muse for his creations. The inspiration behind "Eternal Idol" reflects the intensity of their connection, as expressed in Rodin's words: "My very dearest down on both knees before your beautiful body which I embrace," as conveyed in a heartfelt letter to Claudel. This emotional depth is intricately woven into the bronze masterpiece, offering viewers a profound glimpse into the artist's complex emotions and relationships. Crafted with meticulous precision using the antiquated lost-wax casting technique, the sculpture bears the rich patina finish that enhances its allure. Resting gracefully on a black marble base, adorned with Auguste Rodin's signature, this heart-piercing work of art invites contemplation and reflection on the multifaceted meanings it holds. A timeless representation of love and devotion, the "Eternal Idol" stands as a testament to Rodin's mastery and the enduring power of sculpted art.