Satan Et Un Adorateur (Serpent)
Artwork: Satan Et Un Adorateur (Serpent)
Size: drawing: 12 x 15.2; artist's mount: 15.5 x 18.5 cm
Medium: Gouache, brush, wash, india ink and pencil on ruled paper laid within the artist's mount
Creation year: 1883
Marks: Inscribed 'serpent' (lower right), signed and inscribed 'a mon ami Will Rotheintein [sic] A. Rodin' and further inscribed 'Baudelaire' (on the artist's mount); inscribed 'A mon' (verso)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Executed circa 1883
Provenance: Sir William Rothenstein Collection, UK (a gift from the artist in 1897); Mr. & Mrs. Alan Ward, Bakewell, UK (acquired in June 1946); Private collection, London
Exhibition history: (Possibly) London, The Leicester Galleries, The Art Collection of the late Sir William Rothenstein. Indian Paintings and Drawings and Paintings by Modern Artists, 15 June - 11 July 1946, no. 62 (titled 'Mother and Child'); London, Hayward Gallery, Rodin, Sculpture & Drawings, 1 November 1986 - 25 January 1987, no. 103; London, Royal Academy of Arts, Rodin, 23 September 2006 - 1 September 2007, no. 58

Bonhams London

Date: 2019-10-10
Lot Number: 1