• Impressionist Modern  auction at Christies

    Sale 2290

    Impressionist Modern

    10 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 22

    Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)

    Buste de Suzon, réduction no. 3

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    Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
    Buste de Suzon, réduction no. 3
    signed 'A. RODIN' (on the right side)
    Biscuit de Sèvres
    Height: 9 1/8 in. (23 cm.)
    Conceived in 1873-1875; this Biscuit de Sèvres version cast by 1939


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    This work will be included in the forthcoming Auguste Rodin catalogue critique de l'oeuvre sculpté currently being prepared by the Comité Rodin at Galerie Brame et Lorenceau under the direction of Jérôme Le Blay under the archive number 2009-2801B.

    Provenance

    Shepherd Gallery, New York.
    Acquired by the present owner, circa 1970.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please not the correct height for this work is 9 1/8 in. (23 cm.).


    Literature

    J.L. Tancock, The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin, Philadelphia, 1976, p. 582 (larger bronze version illustrated, fig. 106-2; dated 1872).
    A.E. Elsen, Rodin's Art, The Rodin Collection of the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, New York, 2003, p. 447, no. 129 (larger bronze version illustrated, fig. 370).
    A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin, Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin, Paris, 2007, vol. II, pp. 662-663, no. S. 961 (larger bronze version illustrated, p. 662; another version illustrated, p. 663).