Pierre de Wiessant, Reduction (Pierre de Wissant, réduction)
On View: Robert E. Blum Gallery, 1st floor
Rodin began to issue reductions of the burghers (all but Jacques de Wiessant) at the same time as The Burghers of Calais was unveiled, suggesting that he anticipated the popularity of figures derived from his monument.
1895 or 1899; cast before 1952
17 7/8 x 8 3/4 x 8 in. (45.4 x 22.2 x 20.3 cm) (show scale)
Back, lower edge of base, behind proper right foot:
"ALEXIS RUDIER/FONDEUR. PARIS."
Near proper left foot: "A. Rodin"
Raised stamp inside lower edge by proper left foot: "M./A. Rodin"
Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation
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Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917). Pierre de Wiessant, Reduction (Pierre de Wissant, réduction), 1895 or 1899; cast before 1952. Bronze, 17 7/8 x 8 3/4 x 8 in. (45.4 x 22.2 x 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, 84.210.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 84.210.8_bw.jpg)
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