French Sculpture Census

photo credit : Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
artist © : public domain

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

Maker: Rudier, Georges

Adam
Adam [Museum's Title: or The Creation, or The Creation of Man, or The First Man]

modeled 1881, cast 1974, repatined 1987
bronze 11/12

statue
75 1/2 x 29 1/2 x 29 1/2
signed on base, left of left foot: A. Rodin
inscribed on back of base: Georges Rudier / Fondeur.Paris.
on base, left side: © by Musée Rodin 1974

Acc. No. : 1985.15
Credit Line : Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, 1985.15

Stanford, California, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University

museum.stanford.edu

Provenance

  • 1974, Paris, Musée Rodin
  • Iris & B. Gerald Cantor
  • 1985, Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, May 12, 2015
  • 2002-2003 Jamison
    Rosalyn Frankel Jamison, “Rodin, Victor Hugo, & The Gates of Hell,” Cantor Arts Center Journal, III, 2002–2003, pp. 99-111
  • 2003 Elsen and Jamison
    Albert E. Elsen, with Rosalyn Frankel Jamison, Rodin's Art. The Rodin Collection of the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Edited by Bernard Barryte, with photographs by Frank Wing, [Stanford and New York], The Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University in association with Oxford University Press, 2003, pp. 182-187, n° 40
  • 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 : "n°11, © 1974, Stanford University, Canor Arts Center, don Cantor Foundation, 1985"
  • 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: "n°11, © 1974, Stanford University, Canor Arts Center, gift of Cantor Foundation, 1985"
  • 2010 Steel
    Daniel Steel, Rodin: The Cantor Foundation Gift to the North Carolina Museum of Art, exhibition catalogue (North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 2010), p. 24