Overall: 56.2 x 26.8 x 26.1 cm (22 1/8 x 10 9/16 x 10 1/4 in.)
Bequest of James Parmelee 1940.580
Unlike most of Rodin’s portraits, the bust of Victor Hugo (1802–1885) was made from memory because the famous French writer refused to sit for the artist. Among Hugo’s best-known novels are The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1831) and Les Misérables (1862).
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