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RODIN, Auguste

Paris 1840 - Meudon, Hauts-de-Seine 1917

Lion qui pleure ou Lion rugissant

Crying Lion or Roaring Lion [Museum's Title: Crying Lion]

modeled 1881

plaster

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 11 14 x 12 12 x 7 in.

to lion's right, on front edge of base: RODIN
on mound on front base: 1881 MAI / GARDE BIEN

Acc. No.: 57.593

Credit Line: Seth K. Sweetser Fund

Photo credit: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

© Artist:


Provenance

  • By 1957, Lucerne, Henry Heilbronner
  • 1957, September 12, sold by Heilbronner to the MFA for $900, Seth K. Sweetser Fund

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 5 March 2012 and 21 March 2012
  • 1977 De Caso, Sanders
    J. de Caso, P.B. Sanders, Rodin's Sculpture, A Critical Study of the Spreckels Collection, San Francisco, The Fine Arts Museum, 1977, p. 117-119
  • 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, Rodin et le bronze. Catalogue des œuvres conservées au musée Rodin, 2 volumes, Paris, Musée Rodin / Editions de la Réunion des musées nationaux, 2007, œuvre absente de ce catalogue
  • 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, work not in this catalogue

Related works

  • Bronze, San Francisco, Palace of the Legion of Honor.