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François-Auguste-René Rodin (1840–1917) is considered by many to be the first 'modern' sculptor. In 1914, he gifted a collection of bronze, marble and terracotta sculptures to the V&A in honour of British and French soldiers fighting side by side in World War I.

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Vogue Magazine Cover - August 1940 (Mounted Print)||EVAEX

Vogue Magazine Cover - August 1940 (Mounted Print)||EVAEX

A reproduction of a Vogue cover by Horst. UK edition, August 1940.  Horst worked for Vogue for over 60 years creating many incredible covers …

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Event - The Rodin Gift to the V&A

Thu 14 May 2015 19:00–20:45

Alicia Robinson, Senior Curator in Sculpture & Metalwork, describes the exceptional gift and how it was debated and finally proclaimed within the extraordinary wartime circumstances.

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