Auguste Rodin 1840 - 1917

Provenance

Acquired from Roland, Browse and Delbanco, Cork Street, London, October 1959
Private Collection, thence by descent

Exhibitions

Brussels, 1930
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Rodin, 1930, cat no.37, touring to:
The Hague, City Museum, 1930, cat no.37
Copenhagen, 1930, cat no,. 42
Aldeburgh, Moot Hall, 19th- 28th June, 1959
Munich, 1961, cat no.22
Beirut, 1964, cat no. 18
Mexico City, 1982, cat no.32
New Delhi, National Museum Art Gallery, 1982-83, cat no.30, touring to:
Bombay, 1982- 83, cat no.30
Calcutta, 1982-83, cat no.30
Martigny, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Rodin, 1984, cat no.37

Tokyo, 1989, cat no.61
Mannheim, Städtische Kunsthalle, Auguste Rodin: Das Höllentor, Zeichnungen und Plastik / Herausgegeben von Manfred Fath in Zusammenarbeit mit J. A. Schmoll gen. Eisenwerth ; mit Beiträgen von Nicole Barbier ... [et al.]. 28 September 1991 - 6 January 1992, cat no.95
Paris, Musée Rodin, Rodin sculpteur : oeuvres méconnues, 24 November 1992 - 11 April 1993, cat no. 121
The Hague, Museum Het Paleis, 15 October 1995 - 14 January 1996, cat no.30, touring to:
Laren, The Singer Museum, 1996, cat no.30
Seoul, 1999, cat no.27
Sao Paolo, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, The Gates of Hell, 7 September- 2 December 2001, unnumbered
Salamanca, The Foundation 'La Caixa,' Fifty seven sculptures and a hundred photographs and drawings of Rodin, 29 January- 31 March 2002, cat no.14 touring to:
Las Palmas, 25 April- 9 June, cat no.14
La Corogne, 2 July- 25 August 2002, cat no.14
Tarragone, 21 September- 10 November 2002, cat no.14
Athens, National Gallery; Alexandros Soutsos Museum, Six Leading Sculptors and the Human Figure: Rodin, Bourdelle, Maillol, Brancusi, Giacometti, Moore, 9 June- 30 September 2004, cat no.I-13

Literature

Leonce Benedite, Rodin, Rieder, Paris, 1926, cat no.224
Georges Grappe, Catalogue du Musée Rodin: Hôtel Biron; essai de classement chronologique des oeuvres d'Auguste Rodin, Musée Rodin, Paris, First edition, 1927, cat no. 118
Second edition, 1929, cat no.140
Third edition, 1931, cat no.225
Fourth edition, 1938, cat no.173
Fifth edition, 1944, cat no.201
Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin: Catalogue of Works in the Musee Rodin, Volume 2, Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, 2007, cat no.599, illus b/w

Description

Conceived in 1888