3 December 1996
Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
Étude pour Adam (La Jeunesse)
signed and numbered 'A Rodin No 9' (on the back) inscribed 'c BY MUSÉE RODIN 1971 Godard Fond. Paris' (below the feet)
bronze with brown patina
10in. (25.4cm.) high excluding base
Conceived between 1875 and 1899 and cast in 1969-71 under the direction of the Musée Rodin by Godard in a numbered edition of 12
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G. Grappe, Catalogue du Musée Rodin, Paris, 1944, no. 303, (the plaster illustrated p. 104 as Jeunesse, dated 1899).
Exh. cat. Rodin, Hayward Gallery, London, 1970, no. 9 (another cast illustrated p. 32.).
Sold with a certificate by Cécile Goldscheider from the Musée Rodin dated 8 février 1962.
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