AUGUSTE RODIN (1840-1917)
Deux femmes nues; L'une assise et l'autre debout contre elle
signed with initials 'A.R' (lower left)
pencil on paper
12¼ x 7⅝ in. (31.3 x 19.5 cm.)
Drawn circa 1896-1899
Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Martin Revson, New York.
Feingarten Galleries, Los Angeles.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1971.
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A. Elsen, “Drawing and the True Rodin,” Artforum, 10 February 1972, p. 65 (illustrated; dated circa 1900).
Los Angeles, Feingarten Galleries, Arp/Rodin, March-April 1971, no. 33 (illustrated; titled Two Figures).
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art and New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The Drawings of Rodin, November 1971-May 1972, pp. 133-135 (illustrated, p. 134 and illustrated again, p. 135, fig. 106).
San Francisco, Legion of Honor, Graphics from Four Bay Area Collections, 1973.
Stanford University Museum of Art, Twentieth-Century Drawings from the Anderson Collection: Auguste Rodin to Elizabeth Murray, November 1988-February 1989, pp. 5 and 29, no. 2 (dated circa 1900 and titled Two Female Nudes).
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Celebrating Modern Art: The Anderson Collection, October 2000-January 2001, p. 384, no. 248 (dated circa 1895-1900).
Christina Buley-Uribe will include this work in her catalogue raisonné des dessins et peintures d'Auguste Rodin.