CAMILLE CLAUDEL (1864-1943)
CAMILLE CLAUDEL (1864-1943)
CAMILLE CLAUDEL (1864-1943)
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CAMILLE CLAUDEL (1864-1943)

Rêve au coin du feu

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CAMILLE CLAUDEL (1864-1943)
Rêve au coin du feu
signed and stamped with the foundry mark 'C. CLAUDEL EUG.BLOT PARIS' (on top of the base)
marble and bronze with golden patina
height: 8 7⁄8 in. (22.4 cm.)
Conceived between 1899 and 1905, and cast in marble or onyx with bronze by Eugène Blot, Paris, between 1905 and 1937; this cast is the eighteenth known example
Provenance
Private collection, United States.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
G. Geffroy, "Souvenirs de l’exposition de 1900", in La Vie artistique, vol. 7, 1901, p. 291.
É. Dacier, in Bulletin de l’art ancien et moderne, 9 December 1905, p. 303.
L.T. : "Les expositions, deux sculpteurs”, in Psyché, pp. 103-104, Paris, April 1906.
P. Claudel, “Ma sœur Camille”, in Camille Claudel, exh. cat., Musée Rodin, Paris, 1951, p. 12.
P. Claudel, “La Rose et le Rosaire”, in Œuvres complètes, vol. XXI, Paris, 1964, p. 167.
A. Rivière, L’interdite, Camille Claudel, Paris, 1983, no. 56, p. 79.
B. Gaudichon, “Catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre sculpté, peint et gravé”, in Camille Claudel, exh. cat., Musée Rodin, Paris, 1984, no. 95b, p. 121.
R.-M. Paris, Camille Claudel, Paris, 1984, pp. 366 & 297 (marble version illustrated).
J. Boly, "Camille Claudel, état des recherches et du rayonnement" in Société Paul Claudel en Belgique, 1989, p. 49.
R.-M. Paris & A. de la Chapelle, L’Œuvre de Camille Claudel, Catalogue raisonné, nouvelle édition revue et compétée, Paris, 1991, no. 56, pp.189-190 (marble version illustrated).
R.-M. Paris & G. Perrault in Camille Claudel, Taipei, 1993, no. 3, pp. 34-35 (another cast illustrated).
N. Barbier, Camille Claudel, Luxembourg, 1995, no. 41.
G. Bouté, Camille Claudel, Le miroir et la nuit, Paris, 1995, pp. 199-201 (marble version illustrated).
"Les cris et les silences d'un sculpteur de génie" in Oxygène (La Lettre d'Aulnay), January 1996, p. 13.
A. Rivière, B. Gaudichon & D. Ghanassia, Camille Claudel, Catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1996, no. 59.4, pp. 148-149 (marble version illustrated).
R.-M. Paris in Camille Claudel, exh. cat., Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico, 1997, pp. 100-101 (another cast illustrated p. 101).
R.-M. Paris in Camille Claudel, exh. cat., Pinacoteca do Estado, São Paulo, 1997, pp. 152-153 (another cast illustrated).
P. Claudel, Le Poëte et la Bible, Paris, 1998.
A. Rivière, B. Gaudichon & D. Ghanassia, Camille Claudel, Catalogue raisonné, troisième édition augmentée, Paris, 2000, no. 61.4, p. 178.
R.-M. Paris, Camille Claudel re-trouvée, Catalogue raisonné, Paris, 2000, no. 55, p. 411-411 (another cast illustrated).
F. Rionnet, La maison Barbedienne, Correspondances d’artistes, Paris, 2008, p. 62-77.
D. Arnoux, Camille Claudel, l’ironique sacrifice, Paris, 2011, p. 250.
D. Arnoux, Camille Claudel, Réenchantement de l’œuvre, Paris, 2011, pp. 148-149.
R.-M. Paris, Chère Camille Claudel, Histoire d’une collection, Paris, 2012, no. 16 (another cast illustrated).
O. Ayral-Clause, Camille Claudel, Sa vie, Paris, 2013, p. 172.
A. Le Normand-Romain, Camille Claudel et Rodin, Le temps remettra tout en place, Paris, 2014, pp. 104-105 (marble version illustrated).
R.-M. Paris & P. Cressent, Camille Claudel, Intégrale des œuvres, Paris, 2014, no. 280, pp. 570-571 (another cast illustrated).
A. Rivière, B. Gaudichon (eds.), Camille Claudel, Correspondance, Paris, 2014, p. 237 (plaster version illustrated).
F. Magny, Guide des collections musée Camille Claude, Nogent-sur-Seine, 2017, p. 351 (another cast illustrated).
R.-M. Paris & P. Cressent, Camille Claudel, Catalogue raisonné, 5e édition revue, corrigée et augmentée, Paris, 2019, no. 112-3, pp. 696-698 (another cast illustrated p. 697; dated '1898').
M.-V. Nantet, Camille et P. Claudel, Lignes de partage, Paris, 2020, pp. 168-170 & 4 (another cast illustrated).
E. Bowyer & A.-L. Desmas, Camille Claudel, exh. cat., Institute of Art, Chicago, 2023, nos. 52 & 53, pp. 246-249 (other casts illustrated).
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Conceived between 1899 and 1905, and cast in marble or onyx with bronze by Eugène Blot, Paris, between 1905 and 1937; this cast is the eighteenth known example

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