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Protection

Obverse: A nude couple of a man and woman embracing; inscribed below "Rodin". Reverse: ""PROTECTION"/---/COMPOSÉ PAR/AUGUSTE RODIN/POUR/"THE FRENCH ACTORS FUND"/AU PROFIT DE L'/AIDE AUX ARTISTES/ET EMPLOYÉS DE THÉÂTRE/EN COLLABORATION/AVEC/L'ASSOCIATION/DES/DIRECTEURS DE THÉÂTRE/DE...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed below "Rodin". Reverse: Inscribed ""PROTECTION"/---/COMPOSÉ PAR/AUGUSTE RODIN/POUR/"THE FRENCH ACTORS FUND"/AU PROFIT DE L'/AIDE AUX ARTISTES/ET EMPLOYÉS DE THÉÂTRE/EN COLLABORATION/AVEC/L'ASSOCIATION/DES/DIRECTEURS DE THÉÂTRE/DE PARIS/-PARIS.NEW-YORK/MCMXVI".

Provenance

By 1920, T. Tileston Wells; 1920, gift of T. Tileston Wells to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 5, 1919)

Credit Line

Gift of T. Tileston Wells

French, 19th century, 1916

Accession Number

20.166

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture