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Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
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Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)

Mouvement de danse, étude type E

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Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
Mouvement de danse, étude type E
signed and numbered 'A. Rodin No. 12' (on the underside of the foot); inscribed and dated 'C by musée Rodin 1957' (on the left hand)
bronze with brown and green patina
Height: 14 1/8 in. (35.8 cm.)
Conceived circa 1911; this bronze version cast in 1957
Provenance
Musée Rodin, Paris.
Galerie Huguette Bérès, Paris (acquired from the above, 1957).
Benjamin Sonnenberg, New York (acquired from the above, July 1957).
Fine Arts Associates, New York.
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, 1958.
Literature
R. Descharnes and J.-F. Chabrun, Auguste Rodin, Paris, 1967, p. 252 (terracotta version illustrated, p. 250, fig. B).
I. Jianou and C. Goldscheider, Rodin, Paris, 1967, p. 113.
A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin, Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin, Paris, 2007, vol. II, p. 537, no. S. 600 (other casts illustrated).
Sale room notice
This work will be included in the forthcoming Auguste Rodin catalogue critique de l'oeuvre sculpté currently being prepared by the Comité Auguste Rodin at Galerie Brame et Lorenceau under the direction of Jérôme Le Blay under the archive number 2011-3647B.

Please note the amended title and additional provenance for this work: Mouvement de danse, étude type E
Provenance:
Musée Rodin, Paris.
Galerie Huguette Bérès, Paris (acquired from the above, 1957).
Benjamin Sonnenberg, New York (acquired from the above, July 1957).
Fine Arts Associates, New York.
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, 1958.

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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 2011-3647B.

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