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).
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