AUGUSTE RODIN (1840–1917)
AUGUSTE RODIN (1840–1917)
AUGUSTE RODIN (1840–1917)
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AUGUSTE RODIN (1840–1917)

Enfants au lézard

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AUGUSTE RODIN (1840–1917)
Enfants au lézard
signed 'A. Rodin' (on the right side of the base); inscribed with foundry mark and dated '.Georges Rudier . .Fondeur . Paris . © by musée Rodin 1964.' (on the back of the base); with raised signature 'A. Rodin' (on the underside)
bronze with brown and green patina
Height: 15 1⁄4 in. (38.7 cm.)
Conceived circa 1886; this bronze version cast in 1964
Provenance
Musée Rodin, Paris.
B. Gerald Cantor, New York (acquired from the above, April 1967).
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. 58, no. 162.
C. Goldscheider, August Rodin: Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre sculpté, 1840-1886, Paris, 1989, vol. I, p. 160, no. 123a (another cast illustrated, p. 161).
A.E. Elsen, Rodin's Art: The Rodin Collection of the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, New York, 2003, p. 509, no. 156 (another cast illustrated).
A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin, Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin, Paris, 2007, vol. I, pp. 323-324 (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 2022-6554B.

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