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Claude Lorrain: A study for the monument

Artist:
Auguste Rodin (French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Founder:
Cast by Godard Foundry (French)
Date:
modeled 1889, cast 1981
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Overall: 20 × 7 1/2 × 8 1/2 in. (50.8 × 19.1 × 21.6 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.364.16
Not on view
This figure is part of a project presented by Rodin in April 1889 for the commission of the monument to the seventeenth-century French painter to be erected in the city of Nancy, France. Rodin received the commission and finished the monument, which is now in Pepinière Gardens in Nancy, in 1892.
Signature: On the base, below the left foot: A. Rodin/N°2

Marking: At the back of the base: E. Godard/Fondr

On the base, at left: © BY MUSEE Rodin 1981
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation (until 1984; to MMA)
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