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RODIN, Auguste

Paris 1840 - Meudon, Hauts-de-Seine 1917

Maker: Rudier, Georges

Andromède

Andromeda

modeled c. 1882-1885, cast 1979

bronze 10/12, sand cast [archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 10 38 x 12 58 x 7 58 ; weight : 25.05 Ib [archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]

signature on base, side with face: A. Rodin
interior of rocky base, applied as raised stamp: A. Rodin
lower edge of rocky base, side without face: .Georges Rudier. / .Fondeur. Paris.
base, side with face: N°10
lower edge of side with buttocks: © by Musée Rodin 1979

Acc. No.: 84.77.1

Credit Line: Gift of Iris and B. Gerald Cantor

Photo credit: Brooklyn Museum photograph, Creative Commons-BY

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Provenance

  • 1979, January 2, Commissioned by the Musée Rodin, Paris [D14 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1980, January 3, Delivery date [D14 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1980, January 9, Invoice date [D14, 1E11.2, D9 RE16 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1980, January 25, Payment date [archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1980, June 12, Private Collection [D42, D9 RE16, ACHD121 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1984, Gift of Iris and B. Gerald Cantor

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (June 22, 2016)
  • 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 [...] Georges Rudier : n°10, © 1979, Brooklyn Museum of Art, don Cantor Foundation 1984"
  • 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 [...] Georges Rudier: no.10, © 1979, Brooklyn Museum of Art, gift of Cantor Foundation, 1984"
  • 2017 Blanchetière
    François Blanchetière, L’Enfer selon Rodin, éditions du musée Rodin, édition Norma, Paris, 2017, cat. 106

Exhibitions

  • 2012 New York
    Rachel Kneebone: Regarding Rodin, New York, Brooklyn Museum, January 27, 2012-August 12, 2012