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    Sale 2023

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    10 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 145

    Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)

    La Faunesse Zoubaloff

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
    La Faunesse Zoubaloff
    signed 'Rodin' (on the back of the base)
    bronze with dark brown patina
    Height: 7½ in. (19.1 cm.)
    Conceived in 1885


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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 Galery Brame et Lorenceau under the direction of Jérôme Le Blay under the archive number 2008-1975B.

    The name for this particular fauness comes from the collector Jacques Zoubaloff, who purchased the original plaster at the Anthony Roux Sale at Galerie Georges Petit in 1914.

    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner, circa 1965.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    J.L. Tancock, The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin, Philadelphia, 1976, p. 250, no. 34 (another cast illustrated, p. 251).
    Le Normand-Romain, A., The Bronzes of Rodin: Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin, Paris, 2007, vol. I, p. 156 (another cast illustrated, p. 157).