Auguste Rodin (1840-1917). Iris, Study with Head Iris/Étude ...





Auguste Rodin (1840-1917).
Iris, Study with Head Iris/Étude avec Tête.

Signed 'A. Rodin No. 6' on foot.
Inscribed on base underfoot:

‘© by Musée Rodin 1971’ and ‘Susse Fondeurs/Paris’  
Iris, messagère des dieux
Musée Rodin Cast, 1971


  • Galeria Theo, Madrid

Property of a Distinguished Gentleman of Title.

Height: 48 cm. (18 7/8 in.)

Georges Grappe, Catalogue du
Musée Rodin, Paris, 1927, no. 171, illustration of the larger version
Albert E. Elsen, Rodin, New York, 1963, p. 185, illustration of another cast
Ionel Jianou and Cécile Goldscheider, Auguste Rodin, Paris, 1967, p. 105, pl. 77, illustration of
another cast
Robert Descharnes and Jean-
François Chabrun, Auguste Rodin, Paris, 1967, p. 249, illustration of the terracotta
John L. Tancock, The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin, Phildelphia, 1976, pp. 290-292, illustration of another
Albert E. Elsen, In Rodin's Studio, A Photograhic Record of Sculpture in the Making, Ithaca, New York, 1980, no. 95, illustration of the plaster
Catherine Lampert, Rodin Sculpture
and Drawings, London, 1986, no. 141, illustration of another cast; pis. 206 & 207, no. 144, illustration of
the larger version

Auction Date: 28th Sep 2022 at 2pm

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