459
459

PROPERTY OF A PRINCE

Auguste Rodin
VÉNUS, MOYEN MODÈLE, DIT AUSSI "APHRODITE, MOYEN MODÈLE"
Estimate
60,00080,000
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459

PROPERTY OF A PRINCE

Auguste Rodin
VÉNUS, MOYEN MODÈLE, DIT AUSSI "APHRODITE, MOYEN MODÈLE"
Estimate
60,00080,000
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Auguste Rodin
1840 - 1917
VÉNUS, MOYEN MODÈLE, DIT AUSSI "APHRODITE, MOYEN MODÈLE"
Inscribed A. Rodin, dated 1979, numbered no. 12, inscribed © by Musée Rodin and with the foundry mark E. Godard Fondr.
Bronze
Height: 38 in.
97 cm
Conceived circa 1885-89 and cast in bronze between 1973-79 in a numbered edition of 13 by the Emile Godard Foundry, Paris; this example cast in 1979.
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This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Critique de l'oeuvre sculpté d'Auguste Rodin being prepared by Galerie Brame & Lorenceau under the direction of Jérôme Le Blay under no. 2018-5673B.

Provenance

Museé Rodin, Paris
Acquired from the above in March 1979

Literature

Homage to Rodin: Collection of B. Gerald Cantor (exhibition catalogue), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1967, no. 37, illustration of another cast n.p.
John L. Tancock, Rodin in Mexico, Collection of European Sculpture from the XIX and XX Centuries (exhibition catalogue), Mexico City, Museo Soumaya, 1997, no. 25, illustration of another cast n.p.
Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin, Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin, vol. I, Paris, 2007, n.n., illustration of another cast p. 134

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