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RODIN, Auguste

Paris 1840 - Meudon, Hauts-de-Seine 1917

Maker: Coubertin, Fonderie de

L'Homme qui marche, étude pour le torse

The Walking Man, Study for the Torso

modeled 1878-1879/before 1887, cast 1979

bronze 4/12 ; lost wax cast [archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]

torso

Dimensions (HxWxD): 21 x 10 34 x 15 in.

signed on back of right thigh: A. Rodin
inscribed below signature: No. 4
at lower edge: © by Musée Rodin 1979
mark inside right thigh, at lower edge: Coubertin seal

Acc. No.: 1983.200

Credit Line: Gift of the B. Gerald CantorCollection 1983.200

Photo credit: Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • 1978, November 22,Commissioned by the Musée Rodin, Paris [D21, ACHD129 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1979, July 12, Invoice date [D21, D9 RE16 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1979, July 24, Delivery date [1E11.2, ACHD112 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1979, August 8, Payment date [archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1980, April 8, Private Collection [D42, D9 RE16, ACHD121 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1983, Gift of the B. Gerald Cantor Collection

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, May 20, 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. 542-545, n° 173
  • 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.420-428, L'Homme qui marche, étude pour le torse, 1878-1879/avant 1887, cet exemplaire est cité p. 421 : "Douze exemplaires, Fonderie de Coubertin, en 1979 et 1980 : [...] n°4, 1979, Stanford University, Cantor Arts Center, don B. Gerald Cantor, 1983"
  • 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.420-428, The Wlaking Man, Study for the Torso, 1878-1879/before 1887, this copy is mentioned p. 421: "Twelve casts by Fonderie de Coubertin, in 1979 and 1980 : [...] no.4, 1979, Stanford University, Cantor Arts Center, gift of B. Gerald Cantor, 1983"
  • 2010 Steel
    Daniel Steel, Rodin: The Cantor Foundation Gift to the North Carolina Museum of Art, exhibition catalogue, Raleigh, North Carolina Museum of Art, 2010, p. 18
  • 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. 37