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Balzac, Monumental Head (Balzac, tête monumentale)

European Art

  • Place Made: France
  • DATES 1898; cast 1979
    DIMENSIONS 20 x 17 1/2 x 16 in. (50.8 x 44.5 x 40.6 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Back, lower edge of base: ".Georges Rudier./.Fondeur. Paris." Lower edge of base, proper left: "© by Musée Rodin 1978"
    SIGNATURE Base, proper left: "A. Rodin" Interior, front of neck, plate in relief: "A. Rodin"
    INSCRIPTIONS Base, proper left, below signature: "No 6"
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    EDITION 6/12
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917). Balzac, Monumental Head (Balzac, tête monumentale), 1898; cast 1979. Bronze, 20 x 17 1/2 x 16 in. (50.8 x 44.5 x 40.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, 84.75.23. Creative Commons-BY
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