AUGUSTE RODIN FRENCH 1840 1917 BRONZE SCULPTURE 18 BURGHER OF CALAIS JEAN AIRE A. RUDIER FOUNDRY PARIS


2004
$30,000 - $50,000
Fine Arts Sculpture

Details:

AUGUSTE RODIN (FRENCH, 1840-1917), BRONZE SCULPTURE, H 18 3/8" W 6", A BURGHER OF CALAIS (JEAN D’AIRE), A. RUDIER FOUNDRY, PARIS

Cast circa 1900-1930. Signed on base "A. Rodin" over foundry mark "A. Rudier Fondeur Paris". Presented on a period green marble base. Provenance: The collection of Bob Schweizer, Ann Arbor, MI. Mr. Schweizer was the fourth-generation owner of Detroit's Schweizer's Restaurant (1862-1991). Literature: Georges Grappe, Catalogue du Musée Rodin, Paris, 1927, no. 137, an illustration of another cast p. 64 Cécile Goldscheider, Rodin Sculpture, an illustration of another cast pl. 40 John Tancock, The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin, no. 67-69-13, an illustration of another cast p. 390


Condition:
Outstanding cast having appropriate signs of age and wear. Perfect condition. Marble base H 1 1/4" not included in height of bronze itself.
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AUGUSTE RODIN FRENCH 1840 1917 BRONZE SCULPTURE 18 BURGHER OF CALAIS JEAN AIRE A. RUDIER FOUNDRY PARIS : Lot 2004