Description & Technical information

Date:  1910-1914
Period:  20th century
Origin:  France
Medium: Bronze with black patina
Dimensions: 83 x 65 x 39 cm (32⁵/₈ x 25⁵/₈ x 15³/₈ inches)
Provenance: Société anonyme des Verreries de Donetz, Brussels.
Mr Valentin Haumont, Brussels, gift from the above circa 1911-1914.
Private collection, Belgium, by inheritance.
Dieleman Gallery, Brussels.
Private collection, France, acquired from the former owner in the 90's.
Literature: Léon Maillard, Etudes sur quelques artistes originaux, Auguste Rodin statuaire, Paris, 1899, marble version illustrated p.121.
Georges Grappe, Catalogue du Musée Rodin, Paris, 1927, n°69.
Georges Grappe, Le Musée Rodin, Paris, 1944, other model illustrated pl.56.
Bernard Champigneulle, Rodin, Londres, 1967, n°34 et n°35, plaster version illustrated p.92-93.
Ionel Jianou, Cécile Goldscheider, Rodin, Paris, 1967, other models illustrated under the n°56 et n°57, p.98-99.
John L. Tancock, The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin, Philadelphie, 1976, other model illustrated under the n°32b, p.243.
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, other model illustrated under the n°148, p.494-495.
Antoinette le Normand-Romain, Rodin et le Bronze : Catalogue des oeuvres conservées au Musée Rodin, Tome I, Musée Rodin / RMN, 2007, other model illustrated under the n°S.2808, p.332.

This work will be included in the Catalogue Critique de l'oeuvre sculpté d'Auguste Rodin being prepared by the Brame & Lorenceau Gallery under the direction of Mr Jérôme Le Blay. Notification of inclusion dated July 10th 2015.