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    Sale 2165

    Impressionist and Modern Day Sale

    7 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 210

    Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)

    Main no. 20, petit modèle

    Price Realised  

    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.

    Provenance

    Musée Rodin, Paris.
    Dominion Gallery, Montreal (acquired from the above)
    Acquired from the above by the late owner, September 1967.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF CARAL GIMBEL LEBWORTH