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Auguste Rodin

Balzac, étude type C (Tête), réduction

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Estimate:

20,000 to - 30,000 EUR

Property of a Nobleman | Provenant d'une Prestigieuse Collection Particulière

Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin

Balzac, étude type C (Tête), réduction

Balzac, étude type C (Tête), réduction

Estimate:

20,000 to - 30,000 EUR

Property of a Nobleman

Auguste Rodin

1840 - 1917

Balzac, étude type C (Tête), réduction


inscribed Rodininscrit Rodin

wax

Height: 20.8cm., 8¼in.

Conceived in 1892 and executed between 1918 and 1927, this work is unique.


This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Critique de l'œuvre sculpté d'Auguste Rodin currently being prepared by the Comité Rodin in collaboration with Galerie Brame & Lorenceau under the direction of Jérôme Le Blay under the archive number 1998-417B.

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Provenant d'une Prestigieuse Collection Particulière

Auguste Rodin

1840 - 1917

Balzac, étude type C (Tête), réduction


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hauteur: 20.8cm., 8¼in

Conçu en 1892 et exécuté entre 1918 et 1927, cette œuvre est unique.


Cette œuvre sera incluse au Catalogue critique de l'œuvre sculpté d'Auguste Rodin actuellement en préparation par le Comité Rodin, en collaboration avec la Galerie Brame & Lorenceau sous la direction de Jérôme Le Blay, sous le numéro d'archive 1998-417B.

Wax. There are some minor nicks and small wax losses to the extreme edges. There are a few dots of dirt ingrained to the surface. There is some superficial dust in the crevices. This work is in overall good condition.


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Galerie Haussmann (Gustave Danthon), Paris
Madame J. Danthon, Paris (sold: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 24, 1933, lot 64)
Private Collection, France
Sale: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, December 8, 1958, lot 64
Marcel & Liliane Pollak, Paris (purchased at the above sale. Sold by the estate: Sotheby's, New York, November 29, 1994, lot 30)
Private Collection, United Kingdom (purchased at the above sale)
Anne Faggionato Fine Arts, London
Sale: Christie's, London, December 9, 1998, lot 196
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner
Athena T. Spear, Rodin Sculpture in the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, 1967, n.n. p. 91
John L. Tancock, The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin. The Collection of the Rodin Museum, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, 1976, fig. 72-76-4, illustrated p. 437
New York, Museum of Modern Art & San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, Auguste Rodin, 1963, no. 11, illustrated in the catalogue
Paris, Musée Rodin, 1898: Le Balzac de Rodin, 1998