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The Clenched Left Hand

Artist:
Auguste Rodin (French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Founder:
Cast by Georges Rudier (French)
Date:
modeled ca. 1885, cast 1974
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Overall: 18 1/4 × 10 3/8 × 7 5/8 in. (46.4 × 26.4 × 19.4 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.364.13
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 800
The work is often thought to be a study for The Burghers of Calais, ca.1885, which was rejected in the course of the monument's development.
Signature: On the base: A. Rodin N°10; inside the base, raised: A. Rodin

Marking: On the base: Georges Rudier/ Fondeur Paris; on the base: © by musée Rodin 1974
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation (until 1984; to MMA)
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