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Andrieu d'Andres, Second Maquette (Andrieu d'Andres, deuxième maquette)

European Art

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In this cast of an intermediate study for the burgher Andrieu d’Andres, the head pulled downward, the bowed posture, and the slanted ground suggest precarious forward movement. The firmly planted feet, however, betray the figure’s hesitancy to meet his fate.
  • Place Made: France
  • DATES 1885; cast 1970
    DIMENSIONS 23 1/4 x 18 5/8 x 9 in. (59.1 x 47.3 x 22.9 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Back, lower edge: "Susse Fondeur Paris" Proper right, lower edge: "© by MUSEE RODIN 1970"
    SIGNATURE Front, base: "A. Rodin"
    INSCRIPTIONS Front of base: "No 1"
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Auguste Rodin (French, 1840–1917). Andrieu d'Andres, Second Maquette (Andrieu d'Andres, deuxième maquette), 1885; cast 1970. Bronze, 23 1/4 x 18 5/8 x 9 in. (59.1 x 47.3 x 22.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, 84.75.18. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 84.75.18_bw.jpg)
    EDITION Edition: 1/12
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