Andrieu d'Andres, Monumental (Andrieu d'Andres, monumental)
On View: Robert E. Blum Gallery, 1st floor
The reluctance conveyed by the firmly planted feet in the second maquette of Andrieu d’Andres, seen nearby, is eliminated in this final version, which shows the burgher taking his first step toward the camp of Edward III. Rodin emphasized forward movement and physical power—as evidenced by the muscular arms—yet the bent head, enclosed by oversize hands, suggests the continuing internal struggle between despair and heroic self-control.
1888; cast 1983
78 3/8 x 50 x 33 1/2 in., 931 lb. (199.1 x 127 x 85.1 cm) (show scale)
Stamp for Fonderie de Coubertin: "F*C"
Copyright mark--Back, lower edge of base: "© by Musée Rodin 1983"
Base, corner near proper right heel: "A. Rodin"
Base, corner near proper right heel: "No 3/8"
Gift of Iris and B. Gerald Cantor
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Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917). Andrieu d'Andres, Monumental (Andrieu d'Andres, monumental), 1888; cast 1983. Bronze, 78 3/8 x 50 x 33 1/2 in., 931 lb. (199.1 x 127 x 85.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Iris and B. Gerald Cantor, 87.106.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 87.106.3_SL1.jpg)
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