Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917) Homme Accroupi, Etude Type C, P.M dit aussi Figure assise penchée vers la droite levant la jambe gauche 12.7cm (5in) (height)
Lot 18
Auguste Rodin
(French, 1840-1917)
Homme Accroupi, Etude Type C, P.M dit aussi Figure assise penchée vers la droite levant la jambe gauche 12.7cm (5in) (height)
Sold for £10,000 (US$ 16,790) inc. premium
Lot Details
Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917)
Homme Accroupi, Etude Type C, P.M dit aussi Figure assise penchée vers la droite levant la jambe gauche
signed, inscribed, numbered and dated 'A. Rodin/no.9/ © by musée Rodin 1966' (lower right verso) and further inscribed '.Georges Rudier./ .Fondeur.Paris.' (lower left verso)
bronze with dark brown and green patina
12.7cm (5in) (height)
Conceived circa 1890-1900 and executed in a numbered edition of 13; this bronze version cast in 1966.

Footnotes

  • This work will be included in the forthcoming Auguste Rodin catalogue critique de l'oeuvre sculpté currently being prepared by the Comité Auguste Rodin at Galerie Brame et Lorenceau under the direction of Jérôme Leblay, under archive number 2013-4235B.

    PROVENANCE
    Musée Rodin, Paris.
    Galerie Gerald Cramer, Geneva (acquired from the above, July 1966).
    B. Gerald Cantor, Los Angeles.
    Los Angeles County Art Museum (a gift from the above, December 1973); Sotheby's, Los Angeles, 21 June 1982, lot 91.
    Private collection, Texas.
    Private collection, France.

    LITERATURE
    A. E. Elsen, Rodin, New York, 1963, p. 140 (terracotta version illustrated).
    A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin, vol I, Paris, 2007, no.S. 494, p. 368 (another cast illustrated).
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