Sale 19PT03 | Lot 1008

Auguste Rodin

Catalogue: Impressionist & Modern Art
Auguste Rodin

Lot Details

Lot 1008
Auguste Rodin
French, 1840-1917
Main Droite Feminine, doigts semi replies, annulaire leve
Conceived circa 1890-1900; cast circa 1930-1940
Signed A Rodin on the right side of the wrist and with the foundry markAlexis Rudier Fondeur Paris
Bronze with mottled brown patina
Height 3 1/8 inches (8 cm.); length 6 1/2 inches (16.5 cm); width 3 3/8 inches (8.5 cm)

According to Jerome Le Blay, the work is characteristic of the sand casts executed by the Alexis Rudier Foundry between 1930-1940. In the present knowledge of the Comite Rodin, there is only one other example in bronze of this work, also cast by Alexis Rudier, in the former collection of Antonio Santamarina, Buenos Aires.

The 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, with the number 2019-6026B


C The Marian Sulzberger Heiskell and Andrew Heiskell Collection

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Sold for $31,250 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Some oxidation and irregularities in the crevasses and top of the hand.


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Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Sold for $31,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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