AUGUSTE RODIN (1840-1917)
AUGUSTE RODIN (1840-1917)
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Toilette de Vénus

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AUGUSTE RODIN (1840-1917)
Toilette de Vénus
signed, dated and inscribed 'A. Rodin © by musée Rodin 1967' (on the right side); inscribed with foundry mark '.Georges Rudier. Fondeur Paris.' (on the back of the base); with raised signature 'A. Rodin' (on the underside)
bronze with brown and green patina
Height: 18 3⁄8 in. (46.7 cm.)
Conceived circa 1890; this bronze version cast in 1967
Provenance
Musée Rodin, Paris.
B. Gerald Cantor, New York (acquired from the above, January 1968).
Private collection, United States (acquired from the above, circa 1970).
By descent from the above to the present owner.
Literature
G. Grappe, Catalogue du Musée Rodin, Paris, 1944, p. 56, no. 159 (another cast illustrated).
G. Grappe, Le Musée Rodin, Paris, 1947, p. 68 (another cast illustrated).
I. Jianou and C. Goldscheider, Rodin, Paris, 1967, p. 100 (marble version illustrated, pl. 59; titled Morning (Toilet of Venus)).
A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin: Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin, Paris, 2007, vol. II, p. 680 (another cast illustrated).
Post lot text
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 2022-6555B.

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