- Identification and Creation
- Physical Descriptions
- 43.2 x 21.3 x 23.5 cm (17 x 8 3/8 x 9 1/4 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- Signed: on left side of base and inside: A. Rodin
- inscription: on base, incised: ALEXIS RUDIER / Fondeur. PARIS.
- [Scott & Fowles, New York, NY], sold; to Grenville L. Winthrop, New York, NY, 1923 or 1925, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- European and American Art
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- Publication History
Robin Jones and Robert Kuretsky, Rodin: the Burghers of Calais, a Presentation in Film and Sculpture, 1969 (18 minute film made by HU graduate students, shown at the Fogg 11/14/69-1/28/70)
John L. Tancock, The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin, David R. Godine and Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, PA, 1976), p. 402, under no. 67
Stephan Wolohojian, ed., A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press (U.S.) (New York, 2003), no. 125, pp. 296-299, repr. in color
Stephan Wolohojian, Ingres, Burne-Jones, Whistler, Renoir... La Collection Grenville L. Winthrop, exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon and Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 2003), no. 125, pp. 304-307, repr. in color
- Exhibition History
Rodin: The Burghers of Calais, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 11/14/1969 - 01/28/1970
A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 10/23/2003 - 01/25/2004
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