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The figures are of intense emotion, insecurity, fear and bravery all at the same time.
Rodin had meant this group of statues to be placed on the market square of Calais, so that people could walk between them. Placing them all at the same level as living people he wanted to express equality and humility. But the town council decided it should be on the traditional socket.

Address: Boulevard Jacquard

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  • Written Jun 7, 2005
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