Balzac, Etude Type C (Torse), Grand Modele, 2Eme Version
Artwork: Balzac, Etude Type C (Torse), Grand Modele, 2Eme Version
Size: height: 44.5 cm
Medium: Bronze with black patina with blue undertones
Creation year: 1927
Marks: Signed 'a. rodin.' (below the right arm) and inscribed with the foundry mark 'alexis. rudier fondeur. paris' (on the back); with raised signature 'a. rodin' (on the underside)
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Artwork details : Conceived in 1892; this variant executed in 1918 and cast between 1918-1927
Provenance: Gustave Danthon, Paris (Galerie Haussmann); Eugene Laporte, Migennes; his sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, 17 March 1938, lot 127; Roger Dupin, Paris, and thence by descent; sale, Ader Picard Tajan, Paris, 22 June 1988, lot 44; Private collection, France; Private collection, Japan, by whom acquired from the previous in 1989

Christie's London

Date: 2017-06-28
Lot Number: 359