Lot 199
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Auguste Rodin

50,000 - 70,000 USD
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  • Auguste Rodin
  • L'Éternelle idole, moyen modèle
  • Inscribed A. Rodin, dated © by Musée Rodin 1970 and inscribed with the foundry mark Georges Rudier. Fondeur. Paris.; stamped with the raised signature A. Rodin (on the interior)
  • Bronze
  • Height: 11 5/8 in.
  • 29.4 cm


Musée Rodin, Paris
Iris & B. Gerald Cantor, New York (acquired from the above in 1970)
Acquired from the above in the 1970s


Georges Grappe, Catalogue du Musée Rodin, Paris, 1927, no. 204, illustration of another cast n.p.
Ionel Jianou & Cécile Goldscheider, Rodin, Paris, 1967, illustration of another cast pl. 58
John L. Tancock, The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin, Philadelphia, 1976, illustrations of the marble and plaster versions pls. 9-10
Mary L. Levkoff, Rodin in His Time: The Cantor Gifts to the Los Angeles Museum of Art, Los Angeles & New York, 1994, illustration of another cast p. 124
Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin, Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin, vol. I, Paris, 2007, illustration of another cast p. 329