The Kiss By August Rodin Statue - One of the original castings of Rodin's The Kiss resides at The Baltimore Museum of Art. Wrote the poet Rainer Maria Rilke of this masterpiece: One has the impression of seeing the delight of this kiss all over these bodies; it is like a sun which rises and its light is everywhere. LE BAISER (The Kiss) by Rodin Museum Rodin, Paris. This wonderful sculpture is made of alabaster dust mixed with a durable binding compound, each detail is finished with care by the artisans of Italy's Egregia Workshop. Mounted on a solid marble base.