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>> A long lost marble masterpiece by sculptor Auguste Rodin is to go under the Hammer in Paris. Andromeda was exhibited to high acclaim in 1888, the year it was made. But over the years, art historians lost all trace of it.>>
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> Rodin's portrayal of Andromeda, a beauty from Greek myth, is considered very modern. Instead of depicting her on the point of being sacrificed and devoured by a sea monster, Rodin captured a moment of psychological angst.
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Meaning, the family who received it as a present from Rodin in 1888, from generation to generation, held onto it until 2017.>>
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She's expected to fetch 800,000 to a million euros.