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France 19th century


Identification by Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, on site with Laure de Margerie, October 3, 2011.

Moulage sur nature de la main de Victor Hugo

Life-cast of Victor Hugo's Hand

1877

plaster, life cast

fragment

Dimensions (HxWxD): 9 916 x 2 12 x 5 916 in.

signed by Victor Hugo on the bottom of the truncated hand: Victor Hugo / 1877

Acc. No.: 1962.26

Credit Line: Gift of Alma de Bretteville Spreckels

Photo credit: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

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Provenance

  • 1877, Acquired by Rodin when he was studying the Monument to Victor Hugo
  • 1962, Gift of Alma de Bretteville Spreckels