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Gates of Hell

 

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) was a renowned Frence sculptor.  The Gates of Hell are doors that Rodin sculpted representing Dante’s Inferno from Dante’s Divine Comedy.  These doors, and casts of them, are now in Paris’ Musee d’Orsay and Musee Rodin.  (Such doors are contrasted with Ghiberti’s bronze doors, called Gates of Paradise, located in the Florence Cathedral.)      

                         

 

LINCCWeb Online Catalog – Search Term

 

  • Rodin (Subject)

 

 

Call Number for Browsing the Shelves

 

  • NB553 .R7

 

 

Circulating Books – A Selected List

 

  • Butler, Ruth. Rodin: The Shape of Genius. 1993.

                         Call Number: NB553 .R7  B88 1993

  •  Jarrasse, Dominique. Rodin: A Passion for Movement. 1995.   

                        Call Number: NB553 .R7  J3713 1995

  • Korn, Irene. Auguste Rodin: Master of  Sculpture. 1997.

                        Call Number: NB553 .R7  K67 1997

  • Lampert, Catherine. Rodin: Sculpture and Drawings. 1986.

                        Call Number: NB553 .R7  A4 1986

  • Ross, Iain (Ed.). Rodin: A Magnificent Obsession. 2001.

                           Call Number: NB553 .R7  A4 2001

 

 

Reference Materials

 

  • Bonfante-Warren, Alexandra. The Musee d’Orsay. 2000. 

                            Call Number: REF N2020 .B65 2000                              

 o   Vol. 2, pgs. 12, 33, 260-269

  • Honour, Hugh. Visual Arts: A History (7th Ed.). 2005.

                            Call Number: REF N5300 .H68 2005 

o     Pgs. 721-722

  • Davies, Penelope. Janson’s History of Art (7th Ed.). 2007.

                           Call Number: REF N5300 .J3 2007

o   Pgs. 927-928

  • Janson, H. W. 19th-Century Art. 2005.

                            Call Number: REF N6450 .R67 2005

o   Pgs. 492-493

 

 

Research  Databases

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  • Academic Search Complete
  • Art Full Text
  • Grove Art Online – Oxford Art Online
  • JSTOR

 

 

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