French Sculpture Census

photo credit : Rodin Museum, Philadelphia
artist © : public domain

RODIN, Auguste
Paris 1840 - Meudon, Hauts-de-Seine 1917

Maker: Rudier, Alexis

Adam
Adam

modeled 1881, cast c. 1925
bronze

statue
75 1/2 x 29 1/2 x 29 1/2
right side of base: RODIN
back of base to left: ALEXIS RUDIER / Fondeur PARIS

Acc. No. : F1929-7-125
Credit Line : Bequest of Jules E. Mastbaum, 1929

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Rodin Museum/Philadelphia Museum of Art

www.rodinmuseum.org

Provenance

  • 1925, February, part of Jules E. Mastbaum's second purchase order from the Musée Rodin, Paris
  • 1929, bequest of Jules E. Mastbaum

Bibliography

  • 1929 Watkins
    Fridolyn G. Watkins, Rodin Museum of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Rodin Museum, 1929, p. 7, no catalogue number
  • 1969 Tancock
    John L. Tancock, Rodin Museum: Handbook, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1969, no. 4
  • 1976 Tancock
    John L. Tancock, The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin: The Collection of the Rodin Museum, Philadelphia, David R. Godine, 1976, p. 122-128, p. 124-124, repr.
  • 2003 Elsen
    Albert E. Elsen, Rosalyn Frankel Jamison, Rodin's Art: The Rodin Collection of the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, New York, Oxford University Press, 2003, p. 182-187
  • 2007 Le Normand-Romain (français)
    Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, avec la collaboration d'Hélène Marraud et Diane Tytgat, introductions par Dr. Ruth Butler et Mr. Régis Cusinberche, Les Bronzes de Rodin. Catalogue des œuvres au Musée Rodin, 2 volumes, Paris, Musée Rodin / Editions de la Réunion des musées nationaux, 2007, vol. 1, pp. 114-119, Adam, 1881, cet exemplaire est cité p. 115 :" Philadelphie, Rodin Museum, deuxième commande de Jules Mastbaum, 1925"
  • 2007 Le Normand-Romain (English)
    Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, with the collaboration of Hélène Marraud and Diane Tytgat, introductions by Dr. Ruth Butler and Mr. Régis Cusinberche, The Bronzes of Rodin. Catalogue of works in the Musée Rodin, 2 volumes, English version, Paris, Musée Rodin / Editions de la Réunion des musées nationaux, 2007, vol. 1, pp. 114-119, Adam, 1881, this copy is mentioned p. 115: "Philadelphia, Rodin Museum, second commission from Jules Mastbaum, 1925"

Exhibition

  • 1926 Philadelphia
    Exhibit of the Rodin Museum of Philadelphia, Jules E. Mastbaum Foundation, Philadelphia, Sesquicentennial Exposition, 1926, no. 1755
  • 1963 New York / San Francisco
    Rodin, New-York / San Francisco, The Museum of Modern Art / California Palace of the Legion of Honor, 29 April-10 September 1963 / 15 October-30 November 1963, Albert E. Elsen
  • 1996-1997 Florence/Philadelphia
    Rodin and Michelangelo: A Study in Artistic Inspiration, Florence, Casa Buonarroti, 11 June-30 September 1996, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 27 March-22 June 1997, Giovanni Agosti and Pina Ragionieri, no. 20