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L'un des Bourgeois de Calais: Jean d'Aire, vetu, reduction

Auguste Rodin-L'un des Bourgeois de Calais: Jean d'Aire, vetu, reduction-1917

Sell Through Rate: 100%

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 :
Sculpture
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
Low Estimate :
$84,600[+183%]*
High Estimate :
$112,810[+112%]*
Hammer Price :
$239,710
Sold For :
$291,180*