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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN M. & ELLY B. BEARD

Auguste Rodin
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 50,000 USD
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256

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN M. & ELLY B. BEARD

Auguste Rodin
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 50,000 USD
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Auguste Rodin
1840 - 1917
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
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): 14 1/4 in.
39 cm
Conceived in 1906; this example cast in 1927 by the Alexis Rudier foundry, Paris. 
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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 the Comité Rodin in collaboration with Galerie Brame & Lorenceau under the direction of Jérôme Le Blay under the archive number 2019-5960B. 

Provenance

Musée Rodin, Paris
Galerie Bollag, Germany (acquired from the above in September 1927)
Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, New York (and sold: Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, October 22, 1975, lot 101)
M. Habib Sabet, New York & Paris (acquired at the above sale)
Sale: Sotheby's, New York, November 15, 1984, lot 314
Acquired at the above sale

Literature

Georges Grappe, Catalogue de Musée Rodin, Paris, 1944, no. 354, illustration of another cast p. 119
Albert E. Elsen, Rodin, New York, 1963, illustration of another cast p. 124
Ionel Jianou & Cecile Goldscheider, Auguste Rodin, Paris, 1967, illustration of another cast p. 110
John L. Tancock, The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin, Philadelphia, 1976, no. 94, illustration of another cast p. 537
Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin, Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin, vol. II, Paris, 2007, illustration of another cast p. 651

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