Caryatid with Urn

Auguste Rodin

(Paris, 1840 - Meudon, 1917)
Plaster 40 x 32 x 30 cm (15.7 x 12.6 x 11.8 in.) Signed 'A.Rodin' and dedicated to 'A mon ami Feyen-Perrin' Paris - 1886

One of Rodin's best known subjects from his designs for the Gates of Hell. A plaster maquette given by the artist to a French painter called Feyen-Perrin. This work will be included in the archives of the Rodin Committee for the publication of the Critical Catalogue of the Sculpted Work of Auguste Rodin currently in preparation at the Brame & Lorenceau Gallery under the direction of Jérôme Le Blay under number 2019-5925B.

Provenance
Augustin Feyen-Perrin, Paris (Gift of the artist, 1886); Private Collection, France
Literature
Anntoinette Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin. Catalogue of works at the Musée Rodin, Paris, 2007, Volume 1, p. 248
Ed. Musée Rodin, Correspondence of Rodin, Paris, 1985, t. 1860-1889, p. 62 and p. 67
Catherine Chevillot, Rodin Centennial Exhibition, March 22 - July 31 2017, Grand Palais, Paris, 2017, p. 272

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