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The Gates of Hell, Auguste Rodin

A detail of the sculpture entitled The Gates of Hell by French artist Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), shown being delivered to the Royal Academy in London on September 9, 2006. The Gates of Hell, which has stood outside the Kunsthaus in Zurich, in Switzerland, since 1949, was initially commissioned by the French government, but was not cast in Rodin's lifetime.

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