New York, Park Avenue
19 November 1998
Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
signed and numbered 'A. Rodin No 8' (on the top of the base); dated ' Muse Rodin 1960.' (on the right side of the base); inscribed with foundry mark '.Georges Rudier. Fondeur. Paris.' (on the back of the base)
bronze with dark brown patina
Height: 19 .5/8 in. (49.9 cm.)
Conceived in 1889; this bronze version cast in 1960
Muse Rodin, Paris.
Charles E. Slatkin Gallery, New York.
Dvora and Meir Ronen, Jerusalem.
Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 26 March 1984, lot 1.
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I. Jianou and C. Goldscheider, Rodin, Paris, 1967, p. 102.
Please note the first line of provenance should read: Edgardo Acosta, New York (acquired from the Muse Rodin, 1962).
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