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RODIN, Auguste

Paris 1840 - Meudon, Hauts-de-Seine 1917

Maker: Rudier, Georges

Giganti, torse masculin

Giganti, Male Torso

modeled c. 1880-1885?, cast 1969

bronze, no.7

torso

Dimensions (HxWxD): 10 14 x 7 14 x 3 12 in.

signed on left buttock: A. Rodin
inscribed on back of right thigh: Georges Rudier. / Fondeur.Paris.
below signature: No. 7
on base, left side: © by Musée Rodin 1969

Acc. No.: 1974.32

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

Photo credit: Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • 1969, Paris, Musée Rodin
  • 1974, Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation

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. 565-566, n° 179 (with erroneous casting date of 1980)
  • 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. 398-399, Giganti, torse masculin, 1880-1885 ?, cet exemplaire est cité p.398 : "Fonte Georges Rudier, dix exemplaires entre 1966 et 1972: n°7, 1969, Stanford University, Cantor Arts Center, don B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, 1982"
  • 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. 398-399, Giganti, male torso, 1880-1885? this copy is mentioned p.398: "Ten casts by Georges Rudier, between 1966 and 1972: no.7, 1969, Stanford University, Cantor Arts Center, gift of B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, 1982"