Lot 207
  • 207

Auguste Rodin

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
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Description

  • Auguste Rodin
  • Buste de Suzon, r├ęduction no. 4
  • Inscribed A. Rodin 
  • Biscuit
  • Height: 11 1/4 in.
  • 28.5 cm

Provenance

Acquired in 2014

Literature

Albert E. Elsen, Rodin, London, 1974, p. 206
John L. Tancock, Rodin en México: Colección de escultura europea de los siglos XIX y XX, Mexico, 1997, no. 13, p. 172
Robert Descharnes & Jean-François Chabrun, Auguste Rodin, Paris, 1967, illustration of the bronze version p. 46
Ionel Jianou & Cécile Goldscheider, Rodin, Paris, 1967, the bronze version mentioned p. 85
John L. Tancock, The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin, Philadelphia, 1976, no. 106-2, illustration of the bronze version p. 582
Cecile Goldscheider, Auguste Rodin: Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre sculpté, vol. I, Paris, 1989, no. 64, illustration of the marble version p. 84
Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin, Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin, vol. II, Paris, 2007, no. S. 961, illustrations of bronze version and another porcelain cast pp. 662-63

Condition

Work is in excellent condition. Original gilded and marble base. Surface is slightly dirty, otherwise fine.
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