7 May 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 10,000
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
Main no. 20, petit modèle
signed 'A. Rodin' (on the front of the wrist); inscribed with foundry mark 'G.Rudier .Fond Paris.' (on the back of the wrist)
bronze with dark green and black patina
Height: 2 in. (5.1 cm.)
Conceived in 1890-1908; this bronze version cast in 1967
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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 2009-2513B.
Musée Rodin, Paris.
Dominion Gallery, Montreal (acquired from the above)
Acquired from the above by the late owner, September 1967.
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF CARAL GIMBEL LEBWORTH