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L'éternel Printemps by 
																	Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin

( French, 1840 - 1917 )

L'éternel Printemps

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Materials:

marble

Measurements:

26.22 in. (66.60 cm.) (height)

Description:

carved in 1901-03; This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Critique de l'oeuvre sculpté d'Auguste Rodin being currently prepared by Galerie Brame & Lorenceau under the direction of Jérôme Le Blay under the archive number 2011-3590B

Markings:

Inscribed with the signature Rodin

Literature:

Paul Clemen, ‘Auguste Rodin. I. Teil’, in Die Kunst für alle, April 1905, no. 13, pp. 289-307, illustrated p. 303 Frederick Lawton, The Life and Works of Auguste Rodin, London, 1906, illustrated opposite p. 111 Georges Danthon, Oeuvres de Rodin, Catalogue, Musée Rodin, 1929, no. 88, illustration of another version p. 50 Georges Grappe, Catalogue du Musée Rodin, Paris, 1944, p. 141, no. 56, illustration of another version p. 56. René Descharnes & Jean-François Chabrun, Auguste Rodin, Lausanne, 1967, illustration of another version p. 134. Ionel Jianou & Cécile Goldscheider, Rodin, Paris, 1967, illustrations of another version pls. 56-57. John L. Tancock, The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin, Philadelphia, 1976, illustration of another version figs. 32, 32a-b, 33 & 34. Albert E. Elsen, In Rodin's Studio, A Photographic Record of Sculpture in the Making, Ithaca, 1980, no. 48, illustration of the clay model p. 171. Albert E. Elsen, Rodin Rediscovered, Washington, D.C., 1981, illustration of another version pl. 48. David Finn & Marie Busco, Rodin and His Contemporaries: The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Collection, New York, 1991, illustration of another version p. 227. Albert E. Elsen, Rodin's Art, The Rodin Collection of the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, New York, 2003, pp. 494-497, no. 148, another version illustrated p. 495. Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin. Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin, Paris, 2007, pp. 331-337, illustrated p. 336, fig. 6 (photo by Jacques Ernest Bulloz, carbon print, Ph. 975)

Provenance:

Hellmuth Baron Lucius von Stoedten, Paris & Berlin (acquired from the artist on November 16, 1903) Private Collection (by descent from the above) N. Murphy, Canada (acquired from the above) Private Collection, United Kingdom (acquired circa 1975) Sale: Koller Auktionen, Zurich, May 20-21, 1977 Private Collection, Geneva (purchased at the above sale) Private Collection, Europe (acquired from the above in 1981) Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2011

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