7 May 2008
Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
Femme nue endormie
signed and numbered 'A. Rodin no. 11' (on the right side); stamped with the Coubertin foundry mark and dated 'c by musée Rodin 1980' (on the underside)
bronze with dark brown patina
Height: 18 5/8 in. (47.3 cm.)
Conceived circa 1890-1900; this bronze version cast in 1980
Musée Rodin, Paris.
Contemporary Sculpture Center, Tokyo (acquired from the above, March 1982).
Private collection, Japan (acquired from the above).
Acquired by the present owner, circa 1988.
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This work will be included in the forthcoming Auguste Rodin catalogue critique de l'oeuvre sculpté currently being prepared by the Comité Rodin at Galerie Brame et Lorenceau under the direction of Jérôme Le Blay under the archive number 2008-1794B.
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