7 May 2009
Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
Vase les centaures
signed 'Rodin' (on the side); stamped 'Sèvres MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DECORE A SEVRES BD' (on the underside)
Sèvres porcelain with glaze
Height: 11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm.)
Conceived in 1887-1892; this ceramic version executed in 1996
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 12 July 2007, lot 64.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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C. Goldscheider, Auguste Rodin, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre sculpté, Paris, 1989, vol. I, p. 150, no. 112m (another example illustrated, p. 151).
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 2009-2548B.
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