Study for The Secret Clasping Hands by Auguste Rodin His protege and very talented student, Camille Claudel often did the hands of the Rodin figures. These hands appear to be so sensitive and feminine.
Detail of "La Porte de l'Enfer" ("The Gates of Hell", by Auguste Rodin. Depicts a scene from "The Inferno", the first section of Dante's "Divina Comedia". 6 metres high, 4 metres wide and 1 metre deep, and containing 180 figures.
Auguste Rodin's massive sculpture "The Gates of Hell" in the Rodin Museum in Paris. Commissioned to be doors for a new decorative arts center in Paris, Rodin died in 1917 before completing the work. The Thinker near the top was later recast and enlarged.