TITLE

Rodin's 'Monument to Victor Hugo' : Art and Politics in the Third Republic

AUTHOR(S)
Roos, Jane Mayo
PUB. DATE
December 1986
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Dec1986, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p632
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an account of the program by the French government to convert É glise Sainte-Genevi è ve into a Pantheon so that poet Victor Hugo could be buried in a secular place. Program of sculpture for the building, awarded to Auguste Rodin; Reasons for the failure of the sculpture program; Political issues concerning the failure of the program.
ACCESSION #
5310352

 

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