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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.1158
People
Auguste Rodin, French (Paris, France 1840 - 1917 Meudon, France)
Title
Burgher of Calais: The Weeping Burgher, Adrieu d'Andres
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
after 1895
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/229818
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
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.
Provenance
[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
1943
Object Number
1943.1158
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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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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