Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) and Albert Carrier-Belleuse (1824-1887)
L'Innocence tourmentée par l'Amour
signed, dated and inscribed '.CARRIER-BELLEUSE. 1871. BLES.' (on the front)
Height: 243⁄4 in. (62.9 cm.)
Conceived in 1871; this terracotta version executed circa 1900
Private collection, Belgium.
Private collection, France (acquired from the above).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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S. Pieron, "François Rude et Auguste Rodin à Bruxelles," La Grande Revue, vol. IV, 1902, p. 154 (titled L'Innocence et l'Amour).
This work will be included in the forthcoming Auguste Rodin catalogue critique de l'oeuvre sculpté currently being prepared by the Comité Auguste Rodin at Galerie Brame et Lorenceau under the direction of Jérôme Le Blay under the archive number 2017-5644B.
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