Saint John the Baptist
Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917)
On View


  • Artist Name: Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917)
  • Title: Saint John the Baptist
  • Date: 1878-80
  • Medium: Bronze
  • Edition: Edition of 12, Cast No. 7
  • Dimensions: 78-3/4 x 28 x 50 in. (200.0 x 71.1 x 127.0 cm)
  • Credit Line: The Norton Simon Foundation
  • Accession Number: F.1970.11.S
  • Copyright: © The Norton Simon Foundation

Object Information

Musée Rodin, Paris, sold 1970 to;
The Norton Simon Foundation.

[on loan]

  • Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1970-05-27 to

Modern Sculpture from the Norton Simon, Inc., Museum of Art and the Norton Simon Foundation

  • Pasadena Museum of Modern Art, 1973-09-25 to 1973-11-25
  • Tancock, John, The Connoisseur, p. 238
  • Tancock, J., The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin, 1976, p. 368
  • Campbell, Sara, Collector Without Walls: Norton Simon and His Hunt for the Best, 2010, cat. 735 p. 333

Additional Artwork by Artist

Jean de Fiennes, Vetu Auguste Rodin 1884-95
Monument to Balzac Auguste Rodin 1897
Mouvement de Danse G Auguste Rodin c.1910-11

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