Rodin museum in Paris sells bronzes to counter closure losses

The self-financed central-Paris museum dedicated to the works of Auguste Rodin, hit hard by almost four months of closure due to the Covid-19 virus epidemic, is seeking financial relief through an allowance established by the sculptor himself that it may sell up to 12 replicas of select works, cast in bronze, every year.

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Unlike other museums thumped by the coronavirus pandemic, Paris' Rodin Museum might have an ace up its sleeve to help see it through the crisis: it can sell limited-edition versions of the French sculptor's masterpieces, reports CBC.