Prints & Photography
April 17 — 22, 2021
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Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
Lot 71 Details
Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), French
HENRI BECQUE (FROM L'ESTAMPE ORIGINALE, ALBUM II), 1893 [DELTEIL, 9 III/V; THORSON, VII; KARSHAN, 72]
Drypoint etching on cream laid paper; signed with initials and with edition number "17 AR" in pencil to margin. From the edition of 100. Published by André Marty.
Together with the book “Rodin's Art: The Rodin Collection of Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University," by Albert E. Elsen, 1st Edition, English, paperback, 680 pages. Published by Oxford University Press, NY June 12, 2003.
Plate/Book 6.25 ins x 8.25 ins; 15.9 cms x 21 cms; 11 ins x 9.4 ins x 1.6 ins; 28 cms x 24 cms x 4 cms
From the personal collection of the late Joanne Bergen, who began her 40 year career as an Art Dealer in the mid 1970s in Paris, where she worked for the publishers of the early signed and numbered etchings and lithographs;
By descent to the present Private Collection, Ontario
Many of the collector's fine graphics, were received by Joanne directly from the publisher in lieu of cash payment for her services and never left her possession during her lifetime. Most of the collection was framed (all to museum/conservation standards) and were hung with careful consideration as to light and humidity exposure.