1840 - 1917年
L'ÉTERNEL PRINTEMPS, SECOND ÉTAT, 4ÈME RÉDUCTION, DITE AUSSI "NO. 2"
Inscribed Rodin. and stamped with the foundry mark Alexis Rudier Fondeur. Paris.; stamped with the raised signature A. Rodin (on the interior)
Height: 9 3/4 in.
Conceived in 1894; this reduction conceived in 1898 and this example cast by the Alexis Rudier foundry in 1927.
This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Critique de l'oeuvre 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 2019-5939B.
Musée Rodin, Paris
Eugène Rudier, Le Vésinet (acquired from the above)
M Massot-Pellet, France (acquired in 1970)
Sale: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, April 1, 1975
Edgardo Acosta, Los Angeles (acquired at the above sale)
Georges Sakelaris, Portland (acquired from the above)
Steve Banks Fine Arts, San Francisco
Acquired from the above on January 16, 1998
Léon Maillard, Auguste Rodin, Statuaire, Paris, 1899, illustration of another version pp. 121-22
Georges Grappe, Catalogue du Musée Rodin, Paris, 1927, nos. 69-70, illustration of another version p. 42
Judith Cladel, Rodin, London, 1936, illustration of the marble version p. 97
Georges Grappe, Le Musée Rodin, Paris, 1944, no. 87, illustration of another version pl. 56
Robert Descharnes & Jean-François Chabrun, Auguste Rodin, London & Melbourne, 1967, illustration of another version p. 134
Ionel Jianou & Cécile Goldscheider, Rodin, Paris, 1967, nos. 56-57, illustrations of another cast pls. 56-57
John L. Tancock, The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin, Philadelphia, 1976, no. 32b, illustration of another version p. 246
Rodin (exhibition catalogue), Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Martigny, 1984, no. 63, illustration of another cast p. 111
Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin, Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin, vol. I, Paris, 2007, no. S.777, illustration of another cast p. 334