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Femme accroupie: M.3-1978

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Current Location: In storage


Femme accroupie
Translated as: Squatting woman
(Squatting woman)


Sculptor: Rodin, Auguste
Founder: Rudier, Georges




Bronze, cast, with green patina.


History note: With Roland, Browse & Delbanco, London from 1955; Andrew S.F. Gow, Trinity College, by whom bequeathed through the National Art Collections Fund

Legal notes

From the collection of Andrew Gow, presented by the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 31.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1978) by Gow, A. S. F.


20th Century, Mid
Circa 1954 CE - 1955 CE


A reduced version of the life size (86.5 cms high) figure of c. 1881-82, conceived as part of the Portes D'Enfer (The Gates of Hell), cast c. 1954-55

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast, with green patina

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Georges Rudier/Fondeur Paris
  • Location: On back edge
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: A Rodin
  • Location: On side
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3-1978
Primary reference Number: 13696
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_3_1978
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 28 February 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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