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    Sale 2023

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    10 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 144

    Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)

    Marsyas (Etude, Homme nu)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
    Marsyas (Etude, Homme nu)
    signed, titled and dedicated 'A Rodin Marsyas hommage au charmant póete Louis Mullem' (lower right)
    watercolor and pencil on paper
    12¾ x 10¼ in. (32.4 x 26 cm.)
    Executed circa 1896


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    Christina Buley-Uribe will include this work in the Catalogue raisonné des dessins et peintures d'Auguste Rodin under the number 80701.

    Provenance

    Louis Mullem, Paris (gift from the artist, circa 1896-1908)
    (probably) Roger Marx, Paris.