5 May 2004
Property from the Estate of Mary, Viscountess Eccles
Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
Mouvement de danse C
signed and numbered 'A. Rodin No 11' (on the bottom of the left foot) and dated '© by Musée Rodin 1956' (on the bottom of the right foot)
bronze with brown and green patina
Height: 10¼ in. (26.1 cm.)
Conceived circa 1911; this bronze version cast by the Georges Rudier foundry, 1956
Musée Rodin, Paris.
Huguette Bérès, Paris (acquired from the above, 1957).
Galerie Gérald Cramer, Geneva.
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1958.
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R. Descharnes and J.-F. Chabrun, Auguste Rodin, Lausanne, 1967, pp. 250 and 252 (terracotta version illustrated, fig. C).
J. Jianou and C. Goldscheider, Rodin, Paris, 1967, p. 113 (another cast illustrated, pls. 78-79).
See note to lot 261.
The image in the catalogue illustration is flipped.
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