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Jef Dillen
Birth: 1878
Death: 1935

Antiquarian and art-collector who had the astounding foresight to purchase the first copy of Rodin's 'the Thinker' when Paris rejected it, to use as his own memorial. The same statue is on Rodin's own grave in Meudon, France, but is a later copy. 
Laken Cemetery
Arrondissement Brussel-Hoofdstad
Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium
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Record added: Jun 08, 1999
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Jef Dillen
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- tbickellb
 Added: Jul. 23, 2017

 Added: Jun. 19, 2017
I too love Rodin's works.
- Linda Davis
 Added: Oct. 28, 2016
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