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Eve, Grand Modèle-version Sans Rocher by 
																	Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin

( French, 1840 - 1917 )

Eve, Grand Modèle-version Sans Rocher

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LOT DETAILS

Materials:

bronze with brown patina

Measurements:

68.11 in. (173.00 cm.) (height)

Size Notes:

Height

Description:

cast by François Rudier

Markings:

signed and inscribed 'A. Rodin PREMIERE EPREUVE' (on the side of the base)

Literature:

J. Cladel, Auguste Rodin, l'oeuvre et l'homme, Brussels, 1908, p. 161 (marble version illustrated, p. 32). C. Mauclair, Auguste Rodin, The Man, His Ideas, His Works, London, 1909, p. 12 (another cast illustrated). L. Bénédite, Rodin, Paris, 1924, pp. 26-27 (another cast illustrated). J. Cladel, Auguste Rodin, sa vie glorieuse, sa vie inconnue, Paris, 1936, pp. 142-143. G. Grappe, Catalogue du Musée Rodin, Paris, 1944, p. 28, no. 59 (another cast illustrated). P.L. Grigau, "Rodin's Eve," Bulletin of the Detroit Institute, 1953-1954, pp. 14-16 (another cast illustrated, p. 15). A.E. Elsen, Rodin, New York, 1963, p. 164. B. Champigneulle, Rodin, London, 1967, p. 71 (another cast illustrated, pl. 23). R. Descharnes and J.-F. Chabrun, Rodin, Paris, 1967, p. 99 (another cast illustrated in color). I. Jianou and C. Goldscheider, Auguste Rodin, Paris, 1967, p. 90 (plaster cast illustrated, pl. 17). L. Goldscheider, Rodin Sculptures, London, 1970, no. 22 (another cast illustrated). J.L. Tancock, The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin, Philadelphia, 1976, pp. 148-157, no. 8-5 (another cast illustrated, p. 154). J. de Caso and P.B. Sanders, Rodin's Sculpture, San Francisco, 1977, p. 143 (another cast illustrated). B. Barletta, M. Carrà, D. Durbé, R. Negri and F. Russoli, Le Post-Impressionnisme, Paris, 1981, p. 104 (another cast illustrated in color). M. Hanotelle, Paris/Bruxelles, Rodin et Meunier, Paris, 1982, pp. 59 and 202. A.E. Elsen, The Gates of Hell by Auguste Rodin, Stanford, 1985, pp. 74-78, no. 64 (another cast illustrated). H.H. Arnason, History of Modern Art, New York, 1986, no. 123 (another cast illustrated, p. 92). N. Barbier, Marbres de Rodin: Collection du Musée, Paris, 1987, p. 198, no. 85 (marble version illustrated, p. 199). A. Beausire, Quand Rodin exposait, Dijon, 1988, pp. 82, 95 and 315 (terracotta version illustrated, p. 84). D. Finn and M. Busco, Rodin and his Contemporaries: The Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Collection, New York, 1991, p. 42 (marble version illustrated in color, p. 43; marble version illustrated again on the cover). R. Butler, Rodin, The Shape of Genius, New Haven and London, 1993, p. 188. R. Masson and V. Mattiussi, Rodin, Paris, 2004, p. 40 (another cast illustrated, p. 39).

Provenance:

Auguste Pellerin, Neuilly-sur-Seine (acquired from the artist through Galerie Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., June 1897). Yves de Chaisemartin, Paris (by descent from the above). Private collection, Switzerland (acquired from the above, 1993); sale, Christie's, New York, 8 November 1999, lot 133. Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

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