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Eve / Efa
Eve / Efa
Eve / Efa
Eve / Efa
Eve / Efa
Eve / Efa
Eve / Efa
Eve / Efa

Photo credit: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

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Rodin began this work as one of a pair of colossal figures of Adam and Eve after the Fall. They were intended to flank his bronze 'Gates of Hell' commissioned in 1880 for the School of Decorative Arts in Paris. It was purchased by Gwendoline Davies (1882–1951) in 1916.

National Museum Cardiff


Eve / Efa






H 173 x W 68 x D 56 cm

Accession number

A 2498

Acquisition method

bequeathed by Gwendoline Davies, 1951

Work type


Signature/marks description

top of base, left: A.Rodin; back right of base: Alexis Rudier / Fondeur, Paris


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