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    Sale 12294

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    24 June 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 155

    Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)

    Etude pour Polyphème

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    Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
    Etude pour Polyphème
    signed and numbered 'A.Rodin No 6/8' (lower right), stamped 'E.Godard FondR. © BY MUSEE Rodin 1987' (on the reverse)
    bronze with dark brown patina
    Height: 17 1/8 in. (43.5 cm.)
    Conceived in 1906, this cast executed by Emile Godard for the Musée Rodin in 1987, number 6 from the edition of 8 plus 4 proofs


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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 2011-3487B.

    Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Jacques Vilain, on behalf of Musée Rodin, dated 1 March 2000.

    Provenance

    Musée Rodin, Paris.
    Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 24 June 2011, lot 65.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    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.


    Literature

    A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin: Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin, vol. II, Paris, 2007, no. S.517 (another cast illustrated pp. 600-601).