Pierre de Wiessant, Second Maquette (Pierre de Wissant, deuxième maquette)
On View: Robert E. Blum Gallery, 1st floor
This study established the basic pose and haunted expression of Pierre de Wiessant. It is one of the six individual figures, one-third life-size, that comprised the second maquette Rodin submitted to the Calais monument committee in 1885. (The maquette of Andrieu d’Andres, on view nearby, is another of these.)
1885; cast 1970
27 1/4 x 11 3/4 x 11 in. (69.2 x 29.8 x 27.9 cm) (show scale)
Base, back: "Susse Fondeur Paris"
Copyright mark--Base, lower edge, near proper left foot:
"© by MUSEE RODIN 1970"
Top of base, front, near proper left foot: "A. Rodin No 1"
Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation
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Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917). Pierre de Wiessant, Second Maquette (Pierre de Wissant, deuxième maquette), 1885; cast 1970. Bronze, 27 1/4 x 11 3/4 x 11 in. (69.2 x 29.8 x 27.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, 84.75.21. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 84.75.21_bw.jpg)
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