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RODIN, Auguste

Paris 1840 - Meudon, Hauts-de-Seine 1917

Maker: Rudier, Georges

Figure de femme à mi-corps

Half-Lenght Figure of a Woman [Museum's Title: Half-Length Torso of a Woman, or Female Torso, or Meditation]

modeled c. 1910?, cast 1969

bronze 5/12, sand cast [archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]

torso

Dimensions (HxWxD): 29 x 18 x 25; weight: 80.35 Ibs [archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]

signed on left hip: A. Rodin
inscribed on right hip: Georges Rudier / Fondeur.Paris
on side left buttock, bottom: © by Musée Rodin 1969

Acc. No.: 1974.31

Credit Line: Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, 1974.31

Photo credit: Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University

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Provenance

  • 1967, June 29, Commissioned by the Musée Rodin, Paris [D7 RE9 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1969, May 6, Delivery date [1E11.2, ACHD87 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1969, June 3, Invoice date [ACHD90, D9 RE14 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1969, June 11, Payment date [ACHD90 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1969, June 18, Bernie Gerald Cantor [D39, ACHD64, D9 RE14 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1974, Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, May 13, 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. 266-270, n° 74
  • 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, p. 368, Figure de femme à mi-corps, c. 1910 ?, cet exemplaire est cité p. 368 : "Dix exemplaires (n° 3 à 11 et I/I), fonte Georges Rudier, entre 1966 et 1984 : [...] n°5, 1969, Stanford University, Cantor Arts Center, don Cantor Foundation, 1974"
  • 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, p. 368, Half Length Figure of a Woman, c. 1910?, this copy is mentioned p.368: "Ten casts (nos. 3 to 11 and I/I) by Georges Rudier, between 1966 and 1984: [...] no.5, 1969, Stanford University, Cantor Arts Center, gift of Cantor Foundation, 1974"

Exhibitions

  • 1981-1982 Washington
    Rodin Rediscovered, Washington, DC., National Gallery of Art, June 28, 1981-May 2, 1982, organized by Albert E. Elsen, Kirk Varnedoe, and Ruth Butler, cat. no.285, p. 335