Friday, September 4, 2009

Paris: Musee Rodin


Musee Rodin is the former estate of Auguste Rodin, a famous French sculptor who is also considered the progenitor of modern sculpture. The museum contains many works by Rodin but also by others such as Van Gogh and Renoir.


The gardens at the estate are gorgeous!


Mom enjoying the splendid gardens.


Dad with the Thinker.


Gates of Hell


Why people take pictures of themselves smiling in front of the Gates of Hell, I will never know.

We did not.

(Crazies.)

However, we did enjoy Rodin's magnificent accomplishments.


There was lots of amazing sculptures by Rodin both inside the house and out in the gardens. Here are just a few that are inside the home.






The Thinker!


Rodin's Home



Walking Rodin's Estate



Relaxing in the gardens after taking it all in!




2 comments:

Scott and Jenn said...

I am always amazed when I see homes this size! I mean people actually lived in these things! Love all the sights you are getting to see... jealous a little! Enjoy! Love your top by the way... so cute!

Cbell said...

I cannot believe your father did not pose as The Thinker whilst standing in front of The Thinker! Now... THAT'S a picture I would have paid money for!

 
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