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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 1880, cast 1974, repatined 1987

bronze 11/12

statue

Dimensions (HxWxD): 75 12 x 29 12 x 29 12; weight: 542.33 Ib

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

Photo credit: Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University

© Artist:


Provenance

  • 1972, March 28, Commissioned by the Musée Rodin, Paris [D7 RE9, D9 RE16, ACHD106, ACHD108, ACHD118 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1974, June 12, Invoice date [ARCHD118 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1974, May 22, Delivery date [D9 RE16 archives, musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1974, June 12, Payment date [D9 RE16, ACHD106, ACHD108, ACHD118 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1976, January 1, Sculpture on deposit in the Contemporay Sculpture Garden, Tokyo (until the 31 December 1976) [ACHD108 archives, musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1977, July 27, Private Collection [D40 , ACHD111, ACHC84 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 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, 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. 1, pp. 114-119, Adam, 1881, cet exemplaire est cité p. 115 : "n°11, © 1974, Stanford University, Cantor 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, Cantor 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
  • 2017 Blanchetière
    François Blanchetière, L’Enfer selon Rodin, éditions du musée Rodin, édition Norma, Paris, 2017, cat. 30