Auguste Rodin

(1840-1917)

Alsatian orphan, head held high version

Auguste Rodin

(1840-1917)

Alsatian orphan, head held high version

CAPTION

Height : 28 cm - 0' 11" in.
Depth : 19.3 cm - 0' 7⁵/₈" in.
Width :21 cm - 0' 8¹/₄" in.

PROVENANCE

Collection Arthur Noël, Paris (acquired from the artist by familial tradition, at the price of 200 francs between September 1870 and January 1871). Handed down by descendants.

LITERATURE

C. Goldscheider, Rodin Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre sculpté, t. 1. 1840-1886, Wildenstein Institute, Paris 1989, models in plaster and terracotta referenced under the number 35; F. Leseur "Rodin et Bruxelles, chronique d'une longue amitié", dir. R. Hooze, exhibition catalogue - Bruxelles palais des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelles carrefour des cultures, 8 September - 5 November 2000, page 110.

DESCRIPTION

Terracotta proof covered with ocre slip, signed and dated "Rodin / 1870" on the back.
Circa 1870