International Modern and Contemporary Art

November 28, 2019

Online Auction
LOT 214
Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
  • Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
  • Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
  • Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
  • Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
  • Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)

214

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), French

TÊTE DE VICTOR HUGO, CAST IN 1963

Dark brown patinated bronze; signed “A. Rodin”, inscribed “Copyright by Musée Rodin 1963”, with foundry mark “Georges Rudier/Fondeur. Paris.” in the cast at the bottom edge, stamped with raised lettering “A. Rodin” to the interior. Titled and numbered “Cast number 11” of “12 only” to the accompanying Musée Rodin and Dominion Gallery, Montreal Certificates of Authenticity. Raised on a black marble base.
Bronze/Overall 7.25 x 4.25 x 5.5 in — 18.4 x 10.8 x 14 cm; 10.5 in — 26.7 cm

Estimate $10,000-$15,000

Realised: $9,600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Provenance:

Cast by Georges Rudier foundry, Paris, for the Musée Rodin, Paris;
Musée Rodin, Paris with certificate signed and dated 12 Juillet, 1963 by Madame C. Goldscheider, confirming the edition of 12, this being cast number 11/12, Inventory No. D3560;
From whom purchased by Dominion Gallery, Montreal, partial gallery label to the underside, Inventory No. D3560 with a Certificate of Authenticity dated December 5th, 1964;
From whom purchased by the family of the consignor, Montreal;
Private Collection, Montreal and Vancouver