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RODIN, Auguste

Paris 1840 - Meudon, Hauts-de-Seine 1917

Maker: Rudier, Georges

Andromède

Andromeda [Museum's Title: Andromeda, or Nude Woman, or Sorrow, or Woman Leaning on a Rock]

modeled c. 1882-1885, cast 1968

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

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 10 18 x 8 12 x 12 14; weight: 22.37 Ib [archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]

signed on base, left side: A. Rodin
inscribed on back of base near right, lower edge: Georges Rudier / Fondeur.Paris.
on back of base, left lower edge: © by Musée Rodin
1968
interior cachet: A. Rodin

Acc. No.: 1974.108

Credit Line: Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, 1974.108

Photo credit: Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University

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Provenance

  • 1967, August 25, Commissioned by the Rodin, Paris [D7 RE9 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1968, December 11, Delivery date [D12 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1968, December 19, Invoice and payment date [D8 RE13 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1968, December 17, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation [D38, ACHD64, ACHD83 RE13 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1974, Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, May 19, 2015
  • 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. 507-508, n° 155
  • 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.132-133, Andromède, 1887, cet exemplaire est cité p. 132 : " fonte [...] entre 1968 et 1980, par Georges Rudier : n°5, 1968, Stanford University, Cantor Arts 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, pp.132-133, Andromeda, 1887, this copy is mentioned p. 132: "cast [...] between 1968 and 1980, by Georges Rudier: no.5, 1968, Stanford University, Cantor Arts Foundation, 1974"
  • 2017 Blanchetière
    François Blanchetière, L’Enfer selon Rodin, éditions du musée Rodin, édition Norma, Paris, 2017, cat. 106