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  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
The Kiss (reduction) 1898
Gilded bronze
25.4 x 15.9 x 14.9 cm
1974.107
Subject type: Allegory
Signature/Inscriptions: "A. Rodin" on proper left side; "F. BARBEDIENNE. FONDEUR" on proper right side
Provenance: Feingarten Galleries, Los Angeles; Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1974
Exhibition history: The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin: Selections from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Collections and the Stanford University Museum of Art,Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine, June 29–October 9, 1994; The Passion of Rodin, Knoxville Museum of Art, TN, June 23–Aug. 16, 1995; Rodin's Obsession: The Gates of Hell, Selections from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Collection, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Jan. 20–March 25, 2001; Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University, April 3–June18, 2001; Las Vegas Museum of Art, July 12–Sept. 16, 2001; Emily Lowe Gallery, Hofstra University, Oct. 2–Dec. 14, 2001; Frederik Meijer Gardens, Jan.–March, 2002; Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT, March 23–May 26, 2002; Marianna Kistler Beach Museum, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, June 15–Aug. 25, 2002; Ball State University Museum of Art, Muncie, IN, Sept. 11–Dec. 11, 2002; Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 14 Jan. 14–June 1, 2003; Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, June 14–Sept. 7, 2003; Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI, Sept.20–Nov. 30, 2003; Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., Oct. 11, 2013–present
Bibliography: S. C. Wicks, R. Wall, eds., The Passion of Rodin, exhibition catalogue, Knoxville Museum of Art (Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN, 1995), p. 27 repr.; A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin (Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, 2007), vol. 1, p. 161
  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
Eternal Springtime 1881
Bronze
23.2 x 29.8 x 10.1 cm.
1974.109
Subject type: Allegory
Signature/Inscriptions: "F. Barbedienne. Fondeur" on right of base
Provenance: Hotel des ventes de Versailles, June 9, 1971, no. 87; sold to Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1974
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 128 Rodin, Aug. 1998– Aug. 7, 2008
Bibliography: A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin (Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, 2007), p. 334
  Emile-Antoine Bourdelle
France (1861–1929)
Rodin Working on "The Gates of Hell"
1910
Bronze
70.5 x 25.4 x 36.8 cm
1974.112
Subject type: Portrait
Signature/Inscriptions: below proper right side: "SUSSE FONDEUR Paris No. 9"; left rear: "RODIN TRAVAILLANT / A SA Porte DE L'ENFER / EMILE-ANTOINE / BOURDELLE 1910"
Provenance: Atlantic Art Establishment, Vaduz; Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1974
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 208 Geballe Family Balcony, 22 Aug. 22, 2002–Oct. 27, 2003
  Séraphin Soudbinine
Russia (1870–1944)
Bust of Auguste Rodin 1909
Bronze
15.2 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm
1974.113
Subject type: Portrait
Provenance: Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1974
 

Paolo Troubetskoy
Russia (1866–1938)
Portrait of Rodin 1905–1910
Bronze
51.4 x 34.3 x 36.8 cm
1974.114
Subject type: Portrait
Provenance: Sothebys, London, April 24, 1968, lot 58; Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1974
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 128 Rodin, Sept. 30,1998–Aug. 7, 2008
Bibliography: J. Grioni, "Paul Troubetskoy", Apollo, June 1968, pp. 458-62

  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
Despair 1890
Plaster
27.9 x 14.6 x 17.2 cm
1974.116
Subject type: Allegory
Provenance: Anthony Roux (?); his sale, Paris, May 20, 1914, lot 130; Sotheby's, London, June 28, 1967, lot 11; Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1974
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 128 Rodin, Oct. 5, 2011– present
Bibliography: A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin (Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, 2007), vol. 1, p. 308
  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
The Succubus c. 1885
Plaster
21.6 x 15.9 x 12.7 cm
1974.162
Subject type: Mythology
Signature/Inscriptions: "Rodin" on top left rear corner of base
Provenance: Anthony Roux; SSotheby's, London, December 2, 1971, lot 71; sold to B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA;, given to Cantor Arts Center, 1974
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 128 Rodin, Oct. 5, 2011 present
Bibliography: Claudine Mitchell, “Metaphor & Metamorphoses: Rodin in the Circle of Mallarmé,” Cantor Arts Center Journal, III, 2002–2003, pp. 111–127, repr. p. 119; A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin (Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, 2007), vol. 2, p. 660
  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
Suzon 1875
Bronze
43.8 x 21.9 x 21.9 cm
1975.15
Subject type: Portrait
Signature/Inscriptions: "A. Rodin" on right side of base; "cie. des Bronzes/Bruxelles" on left side of base; "8141" on lower center of base
Provenance: Feingarten Galleries, Los Angeles; Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1975
Exhibition history: Rodin: Sculpture from the B. Gerald Cantor Collection, tour organized by B.G. Cantor Collections, July 1990–July 1993, University Art Museum, University of Louisiana, Lafayette; Center for the Fine Arts, Miami; Muscarelle Museum, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA; Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA; Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, Inc., Savannah, GA; Oklahoma City Art Museum, Oklahoma City, OK; Utah State University, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Logan, UT; The Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN; The Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AK; Cheekwood Fine Arts Center, Nashville, TN; Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 128 Rodin, Oct. 1,1998–August 7, 2008, Feb. 5, 2009–present
Bibliography: A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin (Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, 2007), vol. 2, p. 662
  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
Crying Girl (La Pleureuse) 1885(?)
Bronze
31.8 x 17.2 x 11.4 cm
1975.86
Subject type: Allegory
Signature/Inscriptions: "A. Rodin" on bust at left
Provenance: Sotheby's, London, April 4, 1974, lot 228; Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1975
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 128 Rodin, Feb. 6, 2009– present
Bibliography: A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin (Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, 2007), p. 596
  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
Crying Girl (La Pleureuse) 1895
Glazed ceramic
31.8 x 17.2 x 11.4 cm
1975.87
Subject type: Allegory
Signature/Inscriptions: "Rodin/Sclteur" near lower edge at left; "5961" and "LACHENAL/Ceramiste/1894" on interior of mask at right
Provenance: Acquired from the artist by Chabaud La Tour, Dec. 1895; Jean Soustiel; sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, March 26, 1974, lot 112; Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1974
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 128 Rodin, Feb. 6, 2009 present
Bibliography: A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin (Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, 2007), p. 596
  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
The Zoubaloff Bather 1883–1885
Plaster
36.8 x 17.8 x 21 cm
1977.14
Subject type: Nude, genre
Signature/Inscriptions: "Rodin" on verso
Provenance: Sotheby's, London, June 28, 1967, lot 12; purchased by B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1977
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 127 Rodin, Feb. 4, 2009– present
Bibliography: A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin (Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, 2007), vol. 1, p. 156
  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
Iris Awakening a Nymph c. 1885
Plaster
36.8 x 17.8 x 21 cm
1977.15
Subject type: Mythology
Signature/Inscriptions: "Rodin" on right side of base
Provenance: Sotheby's, London, June 28, 1967, lot 13; purchased by B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1977
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 127 Rodin, Feb. 4, 2009 present
Bibliography: A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin (Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, 2007), vol. 2, p. 459
 

Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
Bust of Henri de Rochefort 1884
Wax
37.5 x 21.6 x 19.4 cm
1977.16
Subject type: Portrait
Signature/Inscriptions: "A. Rodin" on verso of stand; "DW1123" on verso
Provenance: David Weill; his sale, Paris, December 11, 1916, lot 298; Ader, Picard, Tajan, Paris, June 10, 1974, lot 36; purchased by B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1977
Exhibition history: Mutual Admiration: The Circle of Eugene Carriere, Cantor Arts Center, 210 Gibbons, Aug. 8–Dec. 1, 2007; Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 127 Rodin, Feb. 4, 2009–present

  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
Protection 1902–1903
Bronze
8.9 x 4.1 cm
1977.17
Subject type: Allegory
Signature/Inscriptions: "Rodin" obverse base; "PROTECTION/AUGUSTE RODIN" on verso; "MCMXVI" on verso of base; "BRONZ[E]" proper right edge
Provenance: Max Bodner Galleries, New York City; purchased by B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1977
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 128 Rodin, Oct. 6, 1998–Aug. 7, 2008, Oct. 5, 2011–present
Bibliography: A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin (Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, 2007), vol. 2, p. 618
  Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux
France (1827–1875)
Madame de la Valette 1871
Plaster
68.3 x 41.3 x 27.6 cm
1978.17
Subject type: Portrait
Signature/Inscriptions: "Me de La Valette/Platre original par Carpeaux" on verso of work; "Ba Carpeaux Londres (?) 1871" on verso of base
Provenance: Madame de la Valette; Madame Worms de Romilly by 1978; Galerie Jacques Fischer-Chantal Keiner, Paris; Joanne Whittier Blokker; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1978
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., 2 Nov. 2, 1998–Oct. 3, 2006
Bibliography: The Stanford Museum Centennial Handbook (Stanford, 1991), p. 82, repr.
  Pierre-Jean David, called David d'Angers
France (1788–1856)
General Bonaparte 1832–1838
Bronze
15.9 x 15.9 cm
1978.106
Subject type: Portrait
Signature/Inscriptions: “DAVID /1838 [?]” lower edge, engraved; "Le general/Bonaparte" left circumference, engraved
Provenance: La Galerie Jacques Fischer-Chantal Keiner, Paris; purchased by Cantor Arts Center, 1978
Exhibition history: Body Language: The Human Form in Art, T.W. Stanford Art Gallery. July 16,1996– April 27, 1997; Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., Nov. 8, 2006–present
  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
Small Clenched Right Hand
19th century
Bronze
13.3 x 10.2 x 7.6 cm
1978.124
Subject type:
Signature/Inscriptions: "A. Rodin" on interior of wrist; "Alexis Rudier/Fondeur Paris" on verso
Provenance: B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1978
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 127 Rodin, June 15, 2012–present
Bibliography: A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin (Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, 2007), vol. 2, p. 501, fn. 5
    Zacharie Astruc
France (1835–1907)
Mask of Charles Gounod c. 1883
Bronze and marble
24 x 16 x 8.5 cm (base); 4 x 17.8 x 15.2 cm
1978.125
Subject type: Portrait
Provenance: Sotheby, Parke Bernet, May 18, 1972, lot 76; B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1978
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., June 8, 2009–present
Other information: previously attributed to Auguste Rodin
  Julio González
Spain (1876–1942)
Small Egyptian Torso 1935–1937
Bronze
25 x 9 x 8.7 cm.
1978.129
Subject type:
Signature/Inscriptions: "J. Gonzalez 1/9"
Labels/Marks: Watermark, Galerie Beyeler label on base; Galerie Bexeler stamp on base; custom stamp on base (?); maker's mark, Cire Valsuani stamp on reverse
Provenance: Galerie de France, Paris, by 1959; Galerie Beyeler, Basel, by 1969; sold to Dr. and Mrs. Carl Djerassi, Woodside, California, Nov. 7, 1969; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1978
Exhibition history: Galerie de France, Paris, 1959, no. 6; Torso-das Unvollendete als Kunstlerische, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, 1964, no. 144; Julio González, The Tate Gallery, 10 Sept. 10–Oct. 11, 1970, no. 81; Sculptors of the 40s, The Art Galleries, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, 3 April 3–May 6, 1973; Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 214 Europe & USA Early Modern, Jan. 21, 1999–Oct. 12, 2005; Picasso to Plensa: A Century of Art from Spain, The Albuqerque Museum of Art and History, Albuquerque, NM, Dec. 18, 2005–April 16, 2006; Salvador Dali Museum, St Petersburg, FL, May 5–July 30, 2006
Bibliography: Julio González, "Les Materiaux de son Expression," Edition Galerie de France, Paris, 1969, no. 42; The Museum of Modern Art Bulletin, vol. 23, no. 1–2, 1955–56, p. 38 (reproduction of iron sculpture); A. Elsen, The Partial Figure in Modern Sculpture, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, 1969, pp. 59–60, repr. p. 60; Sculptors of the 40s, exhibition catalogue, The Art Galleries, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, repr. p. 42; V. A. Cerni, González Itinerario de una Dinastía, Ediciones Polígrafa SA, Barcelona, 1973 no. 74, prpr. p. 337 (item 441); Picasso to Plensa: A Century of Art From Spain, exhibition catalogue, The Albuquerque Museum, 2005, no. 46 (repr.)
  Pierre Auguste Renoir
France (1841–1919)
Venus Victrix 1913
Bronze
57 x 35 x 20 cm. (figure); 10 x 19 x 3 cm. (base)
1978.230.1-2
Subject type: Mythology, nude
Signature/Inscriptions: "Renoir" in the bronze, right rear of pedestal of statue; "Alexis Rudier, fondeur, Paris" left rear of pedestal of statue
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Ben C. Deane, Newport Beach, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1978
Exhibition history: Beauties, Stanford Museum, Jan.–March 1979; The Nude in Art, Stanford Museum, Dec. 22, 1981– April 11, 1982; Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., 8 Nov. 8, 2006– ; Renoir in the 20th Century, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2010; Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., April 7, 2014–present
Bibliography: Renoir au XXe siecle,  Musee d'Orsay, exhibition catalogue (Musee d'Orsay, Paris, 2009), cat. no. 69, pg. 316, repr. 
    Artist unknown
Spain
Madonna 18th century
Wood, gesso, and pigment
29.3 x 15.5 x 9.5 cm
1980.21
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Edith Whitaker, Portola Valley, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1980
  Marius-Jean-Antonin Mercié
France (1845–1916)
Gloria Victis (Reduced version) 1874
Bronze
46 cm (without base); 57 cm (with base)
1980.173
Subject type: Allegory
Signature/Inscriptions: "A. Mercié" at base of sculpture
Provenance: Louise Whitford Gallery, London; Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1980
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., 11 July 11, 2000–May 23, 2006; Conflict and Art, Cantor Art Center, Gallery 142 Pigott, June 7, 2006–Aug. 27, 2006; Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., Nov. 8, 2006–present
  Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux
France (1827–1875)
Le Génie de la Danse c. 1865
Bronze
105.4 x 44.5 x 42.6 cm
1981.86
Subject type: Genre, allegory
Signature/Inscriptions: "J B Carpeaux fc" on base; "Propriété Carpeaux" on lower back, behind left leg
Provenance: Captain Leon S. Goltzer, Palo Alto, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1981
Exhibition history: Rodin, Fresno Arts Center and Museum, Fresno, CA, Sept. 1, 1987–Jan. 3, 1988; Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., 9 Sept. 9, 2004–Jan. 1, 2006; Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., Nov. 8, 2006–
  Claude Michel
France (1738–1814)
The Fruit-Gatherer c. 1790
Terracotta
43.2 x 12.7 cm
1981.162
Subject type: Genre
Signature/Inscriptions: "CLODION" incised on base near tree trunk
Provenance: Sale, Christie's, April 17, 1980; purchased by Heim Gallery, London, May 16, 1980; sold to Cantor Arts Center, 1981
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 206 Europe 15th-18th C., April 30, 2010–present
Bibliography: The Stanford Museum Centennial Handbook (Stanford, 1991), p. 75, repr.
  Jean-Baptiste Clésinger
France (1814–1883)
Roman Bull 1858
Bronze
21.4 x 24.5 x 9.8 cm
1982.3
Subject type: Animal
Signature/Inscriptions:
Provenance: Christie's, New York City, March 1, 1980, lot 41; Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1982
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., 15 May 15, 2002–March 14, 2005; Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., Nov. 8, 2006–July 7, 2008


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