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Auguste Rodin
MOUVEMENT DE DANSE, ÉTUDE TYPE I, PETIT MODÈLE
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
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361
Auguste Rodin
MOUVEMENT DE DANSE, ÉTUDE TYPE I, PETIT MODÈLE
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Auguste Rodin
1840 - 1917
MOUVEMENT DE DANSE, ÉTUDE TYPE I, PETIT MODÈLE
Inscribed A. Rodin, dated © by Musée Rodin 1964, numbered No. 5 and inscribed with the foundry mark .Georges.Rudier..Fondeur.Paris
Bronze
Length: 9 3/8 in.
23.8 cm
Conceived circa 1911 and cast in 1963-65 in an edition of 14, numbered 0 to 12 with 2 examples numbered 12, by the Georges Rudier foundry; this example cast in 1964.
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This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Critique de l'oeuvre sculpté d'Auguste Rodin being currently prepared by Galerie Brame & Lorenceau under the direction of Jérôme Le Blay under the archive number 2017-5269B.

Provenance

Musée Rodin, Paris
Roland, Browse & Delbanco, London (acquired from the above in September 1964)
J.M. Marks, London (acquired from the above in 1973 and sold: Sotheby's, London, February 21, 1991, lot 11)
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Literature

Musée du Louvre, ed., Rodin inconnu, Paris, 1962, illustration of the plaster version p. 52
Robert Descharnes & Jean-François Chabrun, Auguste Rodin, Lausanne, 1967, illustration of another cast pp. 251-52
Theodore Crombie, "London Galleries" in Apollo Magazine, June 1967, illustration of another cast pl. 6
Albert E. Elsen, ed., Rodin Rediscovered, Washington, D.C., 1981, illustration of another cast pp. 135-36
Albert E. Elsen, ed., Rodin's Art: The Rodin Collection of the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for the Visual Arts at Stanford University, New York, 2003, no. 35, illustration of another cast pp. 171-72
Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin, Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin, vol. II, Paris, 2007, no. S.662, illustrations of another cast p. 539

Catalogue Note

Between 1910 and 1911 Rodin executed a series of nine dancers entitled Mouvements de danse drawing his inspiration from the dancing for Loîe Fuller and Isadora Duncan, as well as the cancan dancers of Paris. Another cast of the present work can be found in the collection of the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, Cambridge.

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