12 September 2007
Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
Tête de Camille Claudel au bonnet
signed and numbered 'A. Rodin No. 12' (on the right side), inscribed with foundry mark '.Georges Rudier. .Fondeur.Paris.' (on the back of the neck) and dated 'C by Musée Rodin 1974' (on the back of the base)
bronze with black and green patina
Height: 10 in. (25.4 cm.)
Conceived in 1884; this bronze version cast in 1974
Musée Rodin, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, August 1974.
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J.L. Tancock, The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin, Philadelphia, 1976, p. 592, no. 108-2 (another cast illustrated, p. 593).
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 1997V1176B.
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