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02950

RODIN, Auguste

Paris 1840 - Meudon, Hauts-de-Seine 1917

Maker: Godard, E.

Grande main crispée avec figure implorante

Large Clenched Hand with Imploring Figure [Museum's Ttile: Large Clenched Hand with Figure]

modeled 1906?, cast 1972

bronze 8/12 ; sand cast [archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]

fragment

Dimensions (HxWxD): 17 12 x 11 12 x 10 38 in.

Acc. No.: M.73.108.21

Credit Line: Gift of B. Gerald Cantor Art Foundation

Photo credit: www.lacma.org

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Provenance

  • 1971, October 1, Commissioned by the Musée Rodin, Paris [D7 RE9 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1972, February 17, Invoice date [D17 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1972, February 25, Payment date [D9 RE14 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1972, October 16, Delivery date [1E11.2 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1972, October 23, Private Collection [D40, D9 RE14 archives, Musée Rodin, Paris]
  • 1973, Gift of B. Gerald Cantor Art Foundation

Bibliography

  • 2007 Le Normand-Romain (français)
    Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, avec la collaboration d'Hélène Marraud et Diane Tytgat, introductions par Dr. Ruth Butler et Mr. Régis Cusinberche, Rodin et le bronze. Catalogue des œuvres conservées au musée Rodin, 2 volumes, Paris, Musée Rodin / Editions de la Réunion des musées nationaux, 2007, vol. 2, pp.499-501, Grande main crispée avec figureimplorante, 1906 ?, cet exemplaire est cité p.499 : "douze exemplaires, fonte E. Godard [...] n°8, 1972, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, don Cantor Foundation, 1973"
  • 2007 Le Normand-Romain (English)
    Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, with the collaboration of Hélène Marraud and Diane Tytgat, introductions by Dr. Ruth Butler and Mr. Régis Cusinberche, The Bronzes of Rodin. Catalogue of works in the Musée Rodin, 2 volumes, English version, Paris, Musée Rodin / Editions de la Réunion des musées nationaux, 2007, vol. 2, pp.499-501, Large Clenched Hand with Imploring Figure, 1906?, this copy is mentioned p.499: "twelve casts by E. Godard [...] no.8, 1972, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of the Cantor Foundation, 1973"