Frere et Soeur (Brother and Sister)
Signed A. Rodin on the base at the right and stamped .Alexis. Rudier./.Fondeur.Paris. on the base; bears the artist's raised signature A. Rodin on the interior
Bronze with brown and mottled green patina
Height 15 3/16 inches (38.6 cm), width 5 7/8 (15 cm), depth 7 1/16 (18 cm)
Conceived circa 1890-91 and cast circa 1920-1930, according to the Comite Auguste Rodin, which mentioned that the sand casting executed by the Alexis Rudier Foundry and seen on this piece is typical of the works cast during this time
Acquired by the decedent's godfather before World War II
Given to the decedent by the above circa 1951
This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Critique de l'Oeuvre sculpte d'Auguste Rodin by the Galerie Brame & Lorenceau under the direction of Jerome Le Blay and with the number 2016-5092B.
C A Prominent New York Family
Additional Notes & Condition Report
inscribed #5389 in blue crayon on the inside.
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