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L’OMBRE / THE SHADE Auguste rodin. Truman Bartlett (contemporary American sculptor) “saw The Shades as ‘phantoms’ and a ‘trio of despair’ who tell ‘the story of the whole door.’. James Huneker:

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L’OMBRE / THE SHADE

Auguste rodin


  • Truman Bartlett (contemporary American sculptor) “saw The Shades as ‘phantoms’ and a ‘trio of despair’ who tell ‘the story of the whole door.’

James Huneker:

“This Gate is a frieze of Paris as deeply significant of modern inspiration and sorrow as the Parthenon frieze is the symbol of the great clean beauty of Hellas.”

The Gates of hell about the despair of modern life

Theme dominates

20th century art


  • Studies for gates of hell


Temporary introduction exhibit Rodin’s world

Antoine-Louis Barye

tissot

dalou

steichen

Fatin-latour

renoir

carpeaux


  • L’OMBRE / THE SHADE

  • Auguste rodin

  • Concept c. 1880

  • Bronze Casting 1967 no. 10 /12, musee rodin

  • 37 ¼” x 20 ¼” x 11 ¼” – roughly 3 ft tall

  • Acquired by dominion gallery, montreal – march 1967

  • Acquired by private collector tokyo circa 1998

  • Acquired from the private collectorby present owner

  • Christie’s auction 6 november 2008

  • Estimated $250,000 - $350,000


  • L’OMBRE / THE SHADE

  • Auguste rodin

  • 11/6/2008 - The kiss - 33 ¼” - 1965 cast Georges Rudier - $962,500

  • 2/2/2004 - the thinker - 28” - late 1920s / 1930s cast alexis rudier - $2,756,000

  • 5/11/2000 - the shade - 37” - 1960 cast georges rudier - $170,750

  • Consideration of market, size, foundry, provenance

  • 1967 casting by georges rudier

  • 37 1/4” tall

  • 2008 art market

  • About 3 previous owners, dominion gallery for 30 years, private ownership 10 years

  • $314,500 suggested bid


Auguste rodin

1840 - 1917

  • Working class origins


Auguste rodin

1840 - 1917

  • Working class origins

  • Attended petite École – taught by horace lecoq de boisbaudran


Self-Portrait

Horace Lecoq de Boisbaudran


Boisbaudran students

-represented in Chrysler Collection-

The rhinemaidens

Bust of angeline carioni

The artists’ wives

Portrait of leon maitre

Fatin-Latour

tissot

Dalou


The Training of the memory in art


Auguste rodin

1840 - 1917

  • Working class origins

  • Attended petite École – taught by horace lecoq de boisbaudran

  • Refused entrance to grand École


Auguste rodin

1840 - 1917

  • Working class origins

  • Attended petite École – taught by horace lecoq de boisbaudran

  • Refused entrance to grand École

  • 1864 worked with Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse – mass produced objets d’art


vase

Fantasy bust

Abduction of Hippodamie (L'Enlevement)

Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse


Auguste rodin

1840 - 1917

  • Working class origins

  • Attended petite École – taught by horace lecoq de boisbaudran

  • Refused entrance to grand École

  • 1864 worked with Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse – mass produced objets d’art

  • Also lessons from Antoine-Louis Barye


Panther attacking stag

Jaguar and hare

Lion crushing serpent

Antoine-Louis Barye

-as represented in the chrysler’s collection-


Auguste rodin

1840 - 1917

  • Working class origins

  • Attended petite École – taught by horace lecoq de boisbaudran

  • Refused entrance to grand École

  • 1864 worked with Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse – mass produced objets d’art

  • Also lessons from Antoine-Louis Barye

  • 1875 trip to italy – inspired by michelangelo


The dying slave

michelangelo

  • The Age of Bronze 1876

  • Rodin

  • -represented in the chrysler collection-


Auguste rodin

1840 - 1917

  • Working class origins

  • Attended petite École – taught by horace lecoq de boisbaudran

  • Refused entrance to grand École

  • 1864 worked with Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse – mass produced objets d’art

  • Also lessons from Antoine-Louis Barye

  • 1875 trip to italy – inspired by michelangelo

  • Through salon invites, was introduced to turquet, minister of fine arts


Auguste rodin

1840 - 1917

  • Working class origins

  • Attended petite École – taught by horace lecoq de boisbaudran

  • Refused entrance to grand École

  • 1864 worked with Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse – mass produced objets d’art

  • Also lessons from Antoine-Louis Barye

  • 1875 trip to italy – inspired by michelangelo

  • Through salon invites, was introduced to turquet, minister of fine arts

  • 1880- Commissioned to create door for musee of decorative arts


Auguste rodin

1840 - 1917

  • Working class origins

  • Attended petite École – taught by horace lecoq de boisbaudran

  • Refused entrance to grand École

  • 1864 worked with Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse – mass produced objets d’art

  • Also lessons from Antoine-Louis Barye

  • 1875 trip to italy – inspired by michelangelo

  • Through salon invites, was introduced to turquet, minister of fine arts

  • 1880- Commissioned to create door for musee of decorative arts

  • Created gates of hell inspired by dante’s inferno


  • The gates of hell

  • - Origin of l’ombre -


  • Gates of paradise

  • Ghiberti & Sansovino

Baptistry, florence


  • The gates of hell

  • - Origin of l’ombre -

Original plaster at Musee d’orsay


  • The gates of hell

  • - Origin of l’ombre -

Drawing of The Gates with Adam and Eve and the three shades 1880-1881

Musee rodin


  • The gates of hell

  • - Origin of l’ombre -

Jaques-Ernest Bulloz. Rodin’s Studio at Meudon c. 1913


  • The gates of hell

  • - Origin of l’ombre -

Jaques-Ernest Bulloz. Rodin’s Studio at Meudon c. 1913


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