L'un des Bourgeois de Calais: Jean d'Aire, vetu, reduction
Artwork: L'un des Bourgeois de Calais: Jean d'Aire, vetu, reduction
Size: Height: 46.8 cm
Medium: Bronze with dark brown patina with green undertones
Creation year: 1917
Marks: Signed 'A. Rodin' (on the front of the base); inscribed with foundry mark 'ALEXIS RUDIER FONDEUR. PARIS' (on the back of the base); with raised signature 'A. Rodin' (inside)
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Artwork details : Conceived between 1887 and 1895; this model reduced in 1895 and cast between 1910 and 1917
Provenance: J Lionberger Davis (1878-1973), St Louis, MI; J Lionberger Davis Art Trust, St Louis; St Louis Art Museum, a gift from the previous on 5 November 1953; sale, Christie's, New York, 12 February 1987, lot 4; Acquired at the previous sale by the late owner
Exhibition history: St Louis, St Louis Museum of Art, January 1952 - November 1953, on loan; St Louis, The Bank of St Louis, January - February 1955

Christie's London

Date: 2016-06-23
Lot Number: 287