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

Etude de main gauche dite Main nº 37

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Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
Etude de main gauche dite Main nº 37
signed, numbered and inscribed with foundry mark 'A. Rodin Nº 9 .G.Rudier. .Fondeur.Paris.' (on the wrist)
bronze with green and black patina
Height: 5 1/8 in. (13.1 cm.)
Conceived in 1885-1900; this bronze version cast in 1971
Provenance
Musée Rodin, Paris.
Galerie Theo, Madrid (acquired from the above, September 1972).
Clement Stone, Illinois; Estate sale, Sotheby's, New York, 7 October 1987, lot 15.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.
Literature
Musée Rodin, ed., Rodin, les mains, les chirurgiens, Paris, 1983, p. 33, no. 7 (another cast illustrated; with alternate title).
A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin: Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin, Paris, 2007, vol. II, p. 498 (another cast illustrated; with alternate title).
Sale room notice
Please note that this work was conceived in 1885-1900 and cast in 1971. Please note the additional provenance for this work, which can be viewed online.

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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 Auguste Rodin at Galerie Brame et Lorenceau under the direction of Jérôme Le Blay under the archive number 2018-5696B.

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