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RODIN, Auguste

Paris 1840 - Meudon, Hauts-de-Seine 1917

Maker: Rudier, Georges

Le Général Lynch

General Lynch [Museum's Title: Maquette for the "Monument to General Lynch"]

modeled 1886, cast 1973

bronze 3/12 ; sand cast [archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]

equestrian statue(tte)

Dimensions (HxWxD): 17 14 x 9 x 5 14 ; weight: 1984 Ib [archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]

signed on base, top center: A. Rodin
inscribed on the back of base: Georges Rudier / Fondeur Paris
on base left side: © by Musée Rodin 1973
interior cachet: A. Rodin

Acc. No.: 1975.85

Credit Line: Gift of Cantor Fitzgerald Art Foundation, 1975.85

Photo credit: Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • 1971, August 13, Commissioned by the Musée Rodin, Paris [D7 RE9 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1973, January 29, Invoice date [1E11.2 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1973, January 29, Delivery date [ACHD118 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1973, February 1, Payment date [D9 RE15 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1973, June 30, Private Collection [D40, D9 RE15, ACHD103, ACHD109 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1975, gift of Cantor Fitzgerald Art Foundation

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, May 8, 2015
  • 1981 Elsen
    Albert Elsen, Rodin Rediscovered, Washington, National Gallery of Art, 1981
  • 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. 63-64, n°7
  • 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, vol. 2, pp. 490-491, Le général Lynch, 1886, cet exemplaire est cité p.490 : "Fonte Georges Rudier : n°3, 1973, Stanford University, Cantor Arts Center, don Cantor Fitzgerald Art Foundation, 1975 "
  • 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. 2,pp. 490-491, General Lynch, 1886, this copy is mentioned p.490: "Cast by Georges Rudier: no.3, 1973, Stanford University, Cantor Arts Center, gift of Cantor Fitzgerald Art Foundation, 1975 "
  • 2011 Barryte and Tarbell
    Bernard Barryte and Roberta K. Tarbell, Rodin and America: Influence and Adaptation, 1876-1936, Cantor Arts Center, exhibition catalogue (Silvana Editoriale, Milan, 2011), p. 36

Exhibitions

  • 1981-1982 Washington
    Rodin Rediscovered, Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, June 28, 1981-May 2, 1982, organized by Albert E. Elsen, Kirk Varnedoe, and Ruth Butler, cat. no.111, p. 321