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RODIN, Auguste

Paris 1840 - Meudon, Hauts-de-Seine 1917

Maker: Rudier, Georges

Main crispée gauche

Clenched Left Hand [Museum's Title: Large Clenched Left Hand]

modeled c. 1885, cast 1971

bronze 7/12 ; sand cast [archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]

fragment

Dimensions (HxWxD): 18 34 x 10 34 x 6 ; weight: 19.84 Ib [archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]

signed on left side of base: A. Rodin
inscribed on back of base: Georges Rudier / Fondeur.Paris
below signature: No 7
on left edge of base: © by Musée Rodin 1971
interior cachet: A. Rodin

Acc. No.: 1974.49

Credit Line: Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, 1974.49

Photo credit: Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • 1971, August 13, Commissioned by the Musée Rodin, Paris [D7 RE9 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1971, December 29, Delivery date [1E11.2, ACHD88 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1971, December 30, Invoice date [ACHD99, D12 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1972, January 12, Payment date [D9 RE14 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1972, May 31, Private Collection [D39, D9 RE14, D39 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1974, Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, May 20, 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. 582-583, 587-589, n° 190
  • 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. 499-501, Main crispée gauche, 1906 ?, cet exemplaire est cité p.499 : "Onze exemplaires, fonte Georges Rudier, entre 1965 et 1974 [...] n°7, 1971, 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. 2, pp. 499-501, Clenched Left Hand, 1906?, this copy is mentioned p.499: "Elven casts by Georges Rudier, between 1965 and 1974 [...] no. 7, 1971, Stanford University, Cantor Arts Center, gift of Cantor Foundation, 1974"

Exhibitions

  • 1981-1982 Washington
    Rodin Rediscovered, Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, June 28, 1981-May 2, 1982, organized by Albert E. Elsen, Kirk Varnedoe, and Ruth Butler, cat. no.108, p. 320