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    Sale 1995

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 301

    Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)

    Femme nue endormie

    Price Realised  

    Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
    Femme nue endormie
    signed and numbered 'A. Rodin no. 11' (on the right side); stamped with the Coubertin foundry mark and dated 'c by musée Rodin 1980' (on the underside)
    bronze with dark brown patina
    Height: 18 5/8 in. (47.3 cm.)
    Conceived circa 1890-1900; this bronze version cast in 1980


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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 2008-1794B.

    Provenance

    Musée Rodin, Paris.
    Contemporary Sculpture Center, Tokyo (acquired from the above, March 1982).
    Private collection, Japan (acquired from the above).
    Acquired by the present owner, circa 1988.