Young Girl with Roses on Her Hat (1865 – 1870; France) by Auguste Rodin

Young Girl with Roses on Her Hat - Auguste Rodin - 1865 - 1870; France

Artwork Information

TitleYoung Girl with Roses on Her Hat
ArtistAuguste Rodin
Date1865 - 1870; France
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationMusée Rodin, Paris, France

About Young Girl with Roses on Her Hat

“Young Girl with Roses on Her Hat” is a sculpture by Auguste Rodin, created between 1865 and 1870 in France, during a period when Impressionism was a prominent art movement. The work falls within the genre of sculpture and is housed at the Musée Rodin in Paris, France.

The sculpture depicts a young girl with a gentle expression on her face. The details are finely crafted, capturing the texture of her skin, the softness of her gaze, and the individual petals of the roses adorning her hat. The hat itself is wide-brimmed, tilting slightly on her head, giving the piece a naturalistic and relaxed appearance. The delicate roses on the hat evoke a sense of innocence and youth. Her hair flows in wavy locks framing her face, adding to the overall tender aesthetic of the sculpture. The young girl’s attire suggests a blouse with fabric that seems to drape and fold realistically, indicative of Rodin’s skill in rendering the intricate play of light and shadow to convey texture and movement in a static medium. The craftsmanship reflects the Impressionistic aim to capture fleeting moments and the subtleties of human experience, seen through the nuanced expression and lifelike presence of the young girl.

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