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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.914
People
Auguste Rodin, French (Paris, France 1840 - 1917 Meudon, France)
Title
Vase Clodion (Lovers)
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1880
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/297447
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink and gouache with traces of graphite on tan wove paper
Dimensions
18.9 x 14.5 cm (7 7/16 x 5 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper left, gray ink, in artist's hand: pour Vase Clodion
Provenance
John Singer Sargent; his sale, Christie's London, July 24-25, 1925, part of no. 269 (£58 16s.); purchased at that sale by Scott and Fowles, New York; acquired from them by Grenville L. Winthrop, January 1926 ($550); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.914
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Elisabeth Chase Geissbuhler, Rodin: Later Drawings, Beacon Press (Boston, 1963), p. 10, pl. 4

Rodolfo Paras-Perez, "Notes on Rodin's Drawings", Art Quarterly (Summer 1967), 30, p. 136

Claudie Judrin, Inventaire des dessins, Editions du Musée Rodin (Paris, France, 1984 - 1992), vol. 5, p. 373

Trevor J. Fairbrother, "Possessions and Props: The Collection of John Singer Sargent", The Magazine Antiques (February 2001), vol. 159, no. 2, pp. 314-323, note 28 (p. 323)

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), cat. no. 114, repr. (color)

Exhibition History

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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