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    Sale 1901

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 302

    Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)

    L'amour qui passe

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    Estimate

    Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
    L'amour qui passe
    signed 'A. Rodin' (on the back of the base)
    bronze with dark brown patina
    Height: 15¼ in. (38.8 cm.)
    Conceived in 1885; this bronze version cast circa 1895-1900


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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 2000V1209B.

    Provenance

    Private collection, United Kingdom (circa 1950); sale, Christie's, London, 27 June 2000, lot 168.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    R. Descharnes and J.-F. Chabrun, Auguste Rodin, Paris, 1967, p. 125 (plaster version illustrated).
    J.L. Tancock, The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin, Philadelphia, 1976, p. 182, no. 17-2 (marble version illustrated, p. 184).
    J. de Caso and P. Sanders, Rodin's Sculpture: A Critical Study of the Spreckels Collection, San Francisco, 1977, p. 100, no. 6 (another cast illustrated).