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The Burghers Of Calais

  • French: Les Bourgeois de Calais
  • English National Heritage: Statuary Group Of The Burghers Of Calais
  • Type: Sculpture

The Burghers Of Calais is an 1895 sculpture in Calais, France, created by Auguste Rodin. The cast in London, England, is a Grade I English Listed Building. - AsNotedIn




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Timeline

Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1884/00/00 Auguste Rodin Sculptor Commissioned by the city of Calais, Auguste Rodin begins modeling the Burghers of Calais, 1884-1885.
1889/00/00 Auguste Rodin complete "The Burghers of Calais" sculpture group.
1895/00/00 Auguste Rodin Sculptor Auguste Rodin's "The Burghers of Calais" is cast in bronze and install on a large pedestal in front of Richelieu Park in Calais. It will later be moved to stand outside town hall. Calais Hauts-de-France
1911/00/00 Auguste Rodin Sculptor In 1911, the National Art Collection Fund buys one of the four casts of the Burghers of Calais. Auguste Rodin came to London to advise on the installation of the statuary group. Victoria Tower Gardens London

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Particulars for The Burghers Of Calais:
Area of Significance Art
Material Bronze
Art Attribute French Art
Object type Sculptural Group more than one sculptures that belong together
Art Type Sculpture
Object type Statue

Information
English Listed Building List Entry Number: 1066150



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