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Femme accroupie: M.3-1978

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Titles

Femme accroupie
Translated as: Squatting woman
(Squatting woman)

Maker(s)

Rodin, Auguste (Sculptor)
Rudier, Georges (Founder)

Description

Bronze, cast, with green patina.

Notes

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.

Dating

Mid 20th century
Circa 1954 CE - 1955 1955 CE

Note

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

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

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

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 5 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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