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Alongside 'The Thinker', this is one of Auguste Rodin's most famous sculptures. It commemorates an event that occurred during the Hundred Years' War (1337 to 1453) when Calais was under siege by the English for almost a year. Calais commissioned Rodin to create the sculpture in 1884 and he completed it in 1889.

Tags:   Les Bourgeois de Calais The Burghers of Calais Calais France Auguste Rodin

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Alongside 'The Thinker', this is one of Auguste Rodin's most famous sculptures. It commemorates an event that occurred during the Hundred Years' War (1337 to 1453) when Calais was under siege by the English for almost a year. Calais commissioned Rodin to create the sculpture in 1884 and he completed it in 1889.

Tags:   Auguste Rodin The Burghers of Calais calais Calais Town Hall


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