The Martyr

Local nameMartyr
LocationPalo Alto, California, United States

The Martyr or The Little Martyr is a c.1885 plaster sculpture of a naked dead or sleeping female figure by Auguste Rodin, now in the Musee Rodin. It is a study for a figure in the top left of Rodin's major work The Gates of Hell, though he later removed the corresponding figure from Gates. The figure currently is held by It was originally exhibited at the Exposition Universelle, representing the Bronze Age, and is now in the Musée Rodin in Paris.There is an enlarged blackened bronze cast of the work now in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. He later removed the figure's head to produce Flying Figure - a cast of this is now also in the Metropolitan.

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Address 343 Lomita Dr, Stanford 94305, United States

Coordinates 37°25'56.425" N -122°10'14.664" E

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