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    Description

    Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917)
    Homme assis, étude B, conceived in 1895; this version cast in 1963
    Bronze with brown patina
    6 x 5-1/2 x 3-1/2 inches (15.2 x 14.0 x 8.9 cm)
    Ed. 2/12
    Signed and numbered on the top of the base: A. Rodin/ No. 2
    Inscribed and dated on the front of the base: by musée Rodin 1963
    Inscribed on the back of the base: Georges Rudier./ Fondeur. Paris.
    With raised signature on the underside: A. Rodin

    PROVENANCE:
    Musée Rodin, Paris, 1963;
    Dominion Gallery, Montreal, Canada, acquired from the above in 1967;
    Private collection, New Jersey, acquired from the above in 1977.

    LITERATURE:
    Musée du Louvre, Rodin Inconnu, exhibition catalogue, Paris, 1962, p. 68, no. 131b;
    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, Paris, 2007, vol. II, pp. 412-413, no. S. 493, another cast illustrated.

    EXHIBITED:
    Musée du Louvre, Paris, "Rodin Inconnu," December 1962-January 1963.

    This lot will be included under number 2018-5809B in the forthcoming Catalogue Critique de l'Oeuvre Sculpté d'Auguste Rodin being prepared by Galerie Brame & Lorenceau under the direction of Jérôme Le Blay.






    Condition Report*: Patina is overall very good, light surface dust and dirt accretions, minor rubbing owing to handling, particularity in high relief areas, occasional very light oxidation, overall very good condition; base not original to bronze
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    7th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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