• Impressionist Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2217

    Impressionist Modern Day Sale

    4 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 220

    Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)

    Torse de l'Aube

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    Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
    Torse de l'Aube
    signed and numbered 'A. Rodin No 6/8' (on the top of the base); inscribed with foundry mark and dated 'c BY MUSEE Rodin 2000 E. GODARD Fondr' (on the back of the base)
    bronze with brown patina
    Height: 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.)
    Length: 7 in. (17.8 cm.)
    Conceived circa 1900; this bronze version cast in 2000


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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 2005V730B.

    Provenance

    Musée Rodin, Paris.
    Coskun Fine Art, London (acquired from the above, 2002).
    Private collection, Pennsylvania (acquired from the above, 2002).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin, Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin, Paris, 2007, vol. I, p. 143, no. S. 6664 (another cast illustrated).


    Exhibited

    London, Nevill Keating Pictures, Rodin, June 2005.