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

Cariatide à l'urne, taille originale dite aussi petit modèle

AUGUSTE RODIN (1840-1917)
Cariatide à l'urne, taille originale dite aussi petit modèle
signed 'A. Rodin' (on the top of the base); inscribed with foundry mark '.Alexis. RUDIER. .Fondeur. PARIS.' (on the back of the base); with raised signature 'A. Rodin' (on the underside)
bronze with brown and green patina
Height: 16 in. (40.5 cm.)
Conceived circa 1881-1882 and cast in 1927
Musée Rodin, Paris.
Etablissements Barbedienne, Paris (acquired from the above, February 1927).
Maison de l'art français, Buenos Aires (1928).
Dr. Francisco Llobet, Buenos Aires (by 1934).
G. Salomon, Buenos Aires.
Arthur Tooth & Sons, Ltd., London (probably acquired from the above, by 1963).
Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris.
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York (1965-1966).
Hammer Galleries, New York.
Private collection, New Jersey (acquired from the above, October 1975); Estate sale, Christie's, New York, 4 December 2020, lot 790.
Bowman Sculpture, Ltd., London (acquired at the above sale).
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2022.

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 2012-3946B.
I. Jianou and C. Goldscheider, Rodin, Paris, 1967, p. 88.
A.T. Spear, Rodin Sculpture in the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, 1967, pp. 59 and 99.
J.L. Tancock, The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin: The Collection of the Rodin Museum, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, 1976, p. 41.
J. Caso and P.B. Sanders, Rodin's Sculpture: A Critical Study of the Spreckels Collection, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 1977, pp. 155-157, no. 23 (another cast illustrated, pp. 154 and 157).
M.L. Levkoff, Rodin in His Time: The Cantor Gifts to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, 1994, p. 73, no. 17 (another cast illustrated, pp. 74-75; another cast illustrated in color, p. 72).
A.E. Elsen, Rodin's Art: The Rodin Collection of the Iris and B. Gerald Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, New York, 2003, p. 229, no. 57 (another cast illustrated, p. 231, fig. 179).
A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin: Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin, Paris, 2007, vol. I, pp. 246-249 (larger bronze version illustrated, p. 247).
Buenos Aires, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Rodin, October 1934, p. 19, no. 14 (dated 1881).
London, Arthur Tooth & Sons, Ltd., Recent Acquisitions XVIII, November 1963, no. 34 (illustrated; titled Nu Accroupée).

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