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

Homme à genoux dit aussi "homme du fugit amor"

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Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
Homme à genoux dit aussi "homme du fugit amor"
signed and numbered 'A. Rodin No 6' (on the rock); inscribed with foundry mark '.Georges Rudier. .Fondeur. Paris.' (on the back of the head); inscribed and dated '© by Musée Rodin 1960.' (on the back of the arm)
bronze with brown and green patina
Length: 12 ¾ in. (32.4 cm.)
Conceived circa 1888; this bronze version cast in 1960
Provenance
Musée Rodin, Paris.
Charles E. Slatkin Galleries, New York (acquired from the above, December 1964).
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, December 1964.
Literature
A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin, Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin, Paris, 2007, vol. I, p. 312 (another cast illustrated, fig. 3).
Exhibited
New York, Charles E. Slatkin Galleries; Montreal, Museum of Fine Arts; Toronto Art Gallery; Winnipeg Art Gallery; Kansas City, Nelson Gallery of Art; Cleveland Museum of Art; Baltimore Museum of Art; Raleigh, North Carolina Museum of Art; Dallas Museum of Fine Arts; Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Seattle Art Museum; Cambridge, Fogg Art Museum and Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada, Auguste Rodin, May 1964-January 1965, p. 80, no. 87 (illustrated).

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Lot Essay

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 2010-3088B.

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