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PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

Auguste Rodin
BALZAC, ÉTUDE TYPE C (BUSTE), 1ÈRE VERSION, PETIT MODÈLE
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
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363

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

Auguste Rodin
BALZAC, ÉTUDE TYPE C (BUSTE), 1ÈRE VERSION, PETIT MODÈLE
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Auguste Rodin
1840 - 1917
BALZAC, ÉTUDE TYPE C (BUSTE), 1ÈRE VERSION, PETIT MODÈLE
Inscribed A Rodin and with the foundry mark Alexis Rudier. Fondeur Paris.; stamped with the raised signature A. Rodin (on the interior)
Bronze
Height (not including base): 6 3/8 in.
16 cm
Conceived in 1892; this example cast between 1918 and 1920.
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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 2017-5235B.

Provenance

Galerie Haussmann, Paris (M. Gustave Danthon)
Antonio Santamarina, Buenos Aires (acquired before 1934 and sold: Adolfo Bullrich Y Cia, Buenos Aires, October 3-5, 1955, lot 100)
Acquired at the above sale

Exhibited

Buenos Aires, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Rodin, 1934, no. 39

Literature

Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin, Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin, vol. I, Paris, 2007, no. S.1578, illustrations of other versions pp. 168-69

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