10 mars 2011

Rodin Sculpture of French Fovelist Honore de Balzac Stolen From Israel Museum

Auguste Rodin, Balzac Nude with Arms Crossed / Study for Balzac Nude / Balzac, etude type C, grand modèle, 1892. Bronze, 127 x 61 x 54.5 cm (50 x 24 x 21.5 in) Signed on base: Rodin; on side of base: Original/no. 1 and Alexis Rudier/Fondeur Paris Billy Rose Collection, Acquired 1966. Image Courtesy of the Israel Museum Jerusalem. JERUSALEM (AP).- A statue by French sculptor Auguste Rodin was stolen from the Israel Museum during the facility's recently completed renovation, the museum said Wednesday. The nude bronze of French... [Lire la suite]
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