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George Bernard Shaw by 
																	Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin

( French, 1840 - 1917 )

George Bernard Shaw

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LOT DETAILS

Materials:

Bronze

Measurements:

14.25 in. (36.19 cm.) (height)

Description:

This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Critique de l'oeuvre sculpté d'Auguste Rodin being currently prepared by the Comité Rodin in collaboration with Galerie Brame & Lorenceau under the direction of Jérôme Le Blay under the archive number 2019-5960B ; this example cast in 1927 by the Alexis Rudier foundry, Paris.

Markings:

Inscribed A. Rodin and with the foundry mark. Alexis. Rudier.Fondeur. Paris.; stamped with the raised signature A. Rodin (on the interior)

Literature:

Georges Grappe, . Catalogue de Musée Rodin , Paris, 1944, no. 354, illustration of another cast p. 119. Albert E. Elsen, . Rodin , New York, 1963, illustration of another cast p. 124. Ionel Jianou & Cecile Goldscheider, . Auguste Rodin , Paris, 1967, illustration of another cast p. 110. John L. Tancock, . The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin , Philadelphia, 1976, no. 94, illustration of another cast p. 537. Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, . The Bronzes of Rodin, Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin , vol. II, Paris, 2007, illustration of another cast p. 651

Provenance:

Musée Rodin, Paris. Galerie Bollag, Germany (acquired from the above in September 1927). Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, New York (and sold: Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, October 22, 1975, lot 101). M. Habib Sabet, New York & Paris (acquired at the above sale). Sale: Sotheby's, New York, November 15, 1984, lot 314. Acquired at the above sale

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