AUGUSTE RODIN (1840-1917)
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AUGUSTE RODIN (1840-1917)

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AUGUSTE RODIN (1840-1917)
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signed and numbered 'A.Rodin No. 5/8' (on the drapery); inscribed with the foundry mark and numbered '© BY MUSEE Rodin 1999 E.GODARD Fond.R' (on the edges of the book)
bronze with dark brown patina
height: 9 7/8 in. (25 cm.)
Conceived in 1899 and cast by Fonderie E. Godard in an edition of 12; this work cast in 1999
Provenance
Musée Rodin, Paris.
Coskun Fine Art, London, by whom acquired from the above in 2006.
Private collection, London, by whom acquired from the above on 28 October 2006; sale, Christie's, London, 7 February 2013, lot 432.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

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 2012-4029B.
Literature
G. Grappe, Catalogue du musée Rodin, Paris, 1944, no. 292 (another cast illustrated).
R. Descharnes & J.F. Chabrun, Auguste Rodin, Lausanne, 1967, p. 140.
J.L. Tancock, The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin, Philadelphia, 1976, nos. 46 & 54 (marble version illustrated p. 311).
A. Beausire, Quand Rodin exposait, Paris, 1988, index.
A. Le Normand-Romain, 'Les Sculptures' in Judrin, (ed.), Rodin et la Hollande, exh. cat., Musée Rodin, Paris, 1996, no. 45 (another cast illustrated).
Rodin en 1900. L'exposition de l'Alma, exh. cat., Musée du Luxembourg, Paris, 2001, no. 15, p. 90 (another cast illustrated pp. 90-91).
R. Masson & V. Mattiussi, Rodin, Paris, 2004, p. 116 (plaster cast illustrated p. 117).
A. Le Normand-Romain, Rodin et le bronze: Catalogue des œuvres conservés au Musée Rodin, vol. I, Paris, 2007, no. S.6666, p. 315 (another cast illustrated pp. 314-315).
Exhibited
London, Coskun Fine Art, Rodin: in association with Musée Rodin, September 2006 - January 2007 (illustrated).
Special notice
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