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Jacques Wiessant & Jean de Fiennes, detail, photograph, Joan Hart

Arts Everyday Living: Rodin’s Burghers of Calais—Hostages in Art, Part II

  Rodin’s Burghers of Calais: Hostages in Art, Part II I’m continuing with my blogs on Auguste Rodin’s The Burghers of Calais at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C., now focusing on the final three of the six hostages (see: Monday, September 22 for the first part). Rodin had no idea of the actual appearance of these 14th century […]

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