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Le Baiser, Réduction No. 3 by 
																	Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin

( French, 1840 - 1917 )

Le Baiser, Réduction No. 3

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Materials:

bronze

Measurements:

15.51 in. (39.40 cm.) (height)

Edition:

edition of 105 between 1898 and 1919

Description:

Cast in bronze by the Barbedienne Foundry, Paris, This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue critique de l'œuvre sculpté d'Auguste Rodin being prepared by the Comité Rodin with the collaboration of Galerie Brame & Lorenceau under the direction of Jérôme Le Blay, under the archive number 2001-773B

Markings:

inscribed Rodin and with the foundry mark F. Barbedienne. Fondeur.

Literature:

Georges Grappe, . Catalogue du Musée Rodin , Paris, 1927, no. 148, illustration of the marble version p. 59. Albert E. Elsen, . Rodin , New York, 1962, illustration of the larger cast p. 63. Ionel Jianou & Cécile Goldscheider, . Rodin , Paris, 1967, nos. 54 & 55, illustration of the marble version n.p. Robert Descharnes & Jean-François Chabrun, . Auguste Rodin , Paris, 1967, illustration of the marble version p. 131. John L. Tannock, . The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin , Philadelphia, 1976, illustration of the marble version p. 77. . Rodin sculpteur, Œuvres méconnues (exhibition catalogue), Paris, 1992-93, no. 131, illustration of another cast p. 155. Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, . Le Baiser de Rodin , Paris, 1995, no. 42, illustration of another cast n.p. John L. Tancock, . Rodin en México: Colección de escultura europea de los siglos XIX y XX , Mexico, 1997, no. 47, illustration of another cast n.p. Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, . The Bronzes of Rodin, Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin , Paris, 2007, vol. I, no. S.2061, illustration of another cast p. 161; the present cast listed p. 161. Robert Bowman, . Rodin in Private Hands , London, 2014, n.n., illustration of another cast p. 67

Provenance:

Victor Grossi, Chile. Private Collection, Chile (acquired from the family of the above in 1995; sale: Sotheby's, London, 6th February 2001, lot 106). Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

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