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Sculptures, Page 4 of 5

  Jules Desbois
France (1851–1935)
Phryne 19th century
Plaster
14.6 x 6.4 x 7.9 cm
1982.4
Subject type: Mythology, nude
Provenance: Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1982
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., Nov. 8, 2006–present
  Jean Alexandre Joseph Falguière
France (1831–1900)
Bust of Diana c. 1882
Bronze
62.2 x 40 x 26 cm
1982.5
Subject type: Mythology
Signature/Inscriptions: "A. Falguière" incised on left side at edge of shoulder; Thiebaud Foundry stamp incised near base
Provenance: Christie's, New York City, March 1, 1980, lot 165; Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1982
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 208 Geballe Family Balcony, Aug. 22, 2002–Oct. 27, 2003
  Pierre Jules Mêne
France (1810–1879)
Mare and Foal after 1869
Bronze
54.1 x 60.7 x 24.4 cm.
1982.6
Subject type: Animal
Signature/Inscriptions: "R. J. MÊNE" incised on right side of base
Provenance: Christie's, New York City, March 1, 1980, lot 88; 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–Sept. 26, 2003
  Charles Despiau
France (1874–1
Dancer 1927
Bronze, 3/4
45.1 x 15.2 x 8.2 cm
1982.249
Subject type: Genre, nude
Signature/Inscriptions: "C. Despiau” etched on base of sculpture; "3/4" inscribed on verso of base
Provenance: Bouchholz Gallery, New York City; Fine Arts Association, New York City, 1958; Schoenberg Foundation, St. Louis; Sotheby Parke Bernet, sale no. 4353, March 25, 1980 (Menalapan, Florida, lot 230); Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1982
Bibiography: M. Palmer, A Note on Charles Despaiu, 1924
  Aimé-Jules Dalou
France (1838–1902)
The Bather 19th century
Bronze, 4/8
55.9 x 34.3 x 34.3 cm
1982.307
Subject type: Nude, genre
Signature/Inscriptions:
Provenance: John Grioni (dealer), Rome; B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1982
Exhibition history: On loan to Cornell University, May, 1978–Dec.,1982; Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 208 Geballe Family Balcony, 22 Aug. 2002–Fall, 2012
Bibliography: "Principales Acquisitions des Musées en 1983", La Chronique des Arts (Supplément à La Gazette des Beaux-Arts), No. 1382, March, 1984, p. 60
  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
Head of Man With One Ear
c. 1898–1912
Plaster
12.7 x 7.6 x 12.7 cm
1982.329
Subject type: Portrait
Provenance: Charles Feingarten, Los Angeles; Albert and Patricia Elsen, Stanford, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1982
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, pp. 678-679
 

Pierre-Jean David, called David d'Angers
France (1788–1856)
Marc Isambar Brunel 1828
Bronze
11.4 x 11.4 x 1.8 cm
1983.47
Subject type: Portrait
Signature/Inscriptions: "David" on bottom; "Marc Isambar Brunel" on left side

Labels/Marks: "Eck et Durard #79" on verso, in raised lettering
Provenance: David and Constance Yates (dealer), New York City; sold to Cantor Arts Center, 1983

  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
Bust of Pierre Puvis de Chavannes 1890–1891
Bronze
44.5 x 25.4 x 25.4 cm
1983.204
Subject type: Portrait
Signature/Inscriptions: "A. Rodin" on sinister base, right side (proper left)
Provenance: Sacha Guitry, Paris; Feingarten Galleries, Los Angeles; B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1983
Exhibition history: Ruben on Rodin: The Photographs of Ernestine Ruben, Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 211 Halperin, Nov. 29, 2000– April 4, 2001
Bibliography: A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin (Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, 2007), vol. 2, p. 620
  Félix Lecomte
France (1737–1817)
Marie-Antoinette after 1783
Bronze
73.6 x 53.4 x 25.5 cm.
1983.266
Subject type: Portrait
Signature/Inscriptions: "Lecomte 1783" on back of neck
Provenance: Private collection, Paris; Heim Gallery, London, by 1968; purchased by Cantor Arts Center, 1983
Exhibition history: Heim Gallery, London, Winter, 1968, no. 70; Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 206 Europe 15th-18th C., Aug. 30, 2013–present
Bibliography: The Stanford Museum, XII–XIII, 1982–83, p. 27, repr.; C. L. Chappell, "Marie-Antoinette and the Imaging of Majesty", Cantor Arts Center Journal, vol. V, Bernard Barryte, ed. (Stanford, 2008), fig. 1, pg. 4, repr.
 

Cologne Master
Germany
Madonna and Child c. 1330–1340
Walnut
68 cm (height)
1983.269
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: A monastery between Bonn and Cologne; Lempertz, Cologne, April 26-28, 1927, no. 94; sold to Graf Adelmann, Cologne; Benno Gereon, Engel, Munich; Julius Böhler (dealer), Munich; sold to Cantor Arts Center, 1983

  Munich Master
Germany (active 1450–1455)
Standing Apostle c. 1480
Limewood with polychrome
125 cm (height)
1983.270
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Julius Böhler (dealer), Munich; sold to Cantor Arts Center, 1983
  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
The Age of Bronze (Life-Size) 1875–1876, cast c. 1920
Bronze
180.3 x 50.8 x 50.8 cm
1983.300
Subject type: Allegory, nude
Signature/Inscriptions: "Rodin" on top of base at left; "Alexis Rudier/Fondeur. Paris" on back side of base to right; "A. Rodin" cachet on interior
Provenance: Reynaud Icare, Paris; Wildenstein Gallery; Charles Zadak, New York City; Bruton Gallery, Somerset, NY; B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1983
Exhibition history: Reductions and Enlargements, B.G. Cantor Sculpture Center, 1983–1984; Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 13 March 13, 1990–mid-April, 1997; Studio Rodin: Bronzes from the Stanford University Museum of Art, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, May 4, 1997–Jan. 25, 1998; Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 128 Rodin, Jan. 21, 1999–June 18, 2004; Variable States: Intention, Appearance, and Interpretation in Modern Sculpture, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX, Sept. 18, 2004–Jan. 2, 2005; Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 128 Rodin, March 31, 2005–Aug. 7. 2008; Rodin and America: Influence and Adaptation, 1876–1936, Cantor Arts Center, Oct. 4, 2011–Jan. 1, 2012; Cantor Arts Center Gallery 128 Rodin, Jan. 20, 2012–present
Bibliography: R. Butler, J.P. Plottel, J.M. Roos, Rodin's Monument to Victor Hugo, exhibition catalogue, 1998, p. 50, fig. 16 (repr.); J. Bellow, “Reforming Dance: Auguste Rodin's "Nijinsky" & Vaslav Nijinsky's "L'Après-Midi d'un Faune,” Cantor Arts Center Journal, III, 2002–2003, pp. 172–183, repr. p. 173; A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin (Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, 2007), vol. 1, p. 123; B. Barryte & R. Tarbell, eds., Rodin and America: Influence and Adaptation, 1876–1936, Cantor Arts Center, exhibition catalogue (Silvana Editoriale, Milan, 2011), fig. 7, pg. 16-17, pg. 27, repr.; B. Barryte, “Taste and Opportunism: The Ex-Walters Thinker”, The Journal of The Walters Art Museum, vol. 70–71, R. Mintz, ed. (Baltimore, 2013), fig. 2, p. 102, repr.
 

Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
Female Torso 19th century
Plaster
8.9 x 4.8 x 4.1 cm
1983.315
Subject type: Nude
Provenance: Charles Feingarten (dealer), Los Angeles; Albert E. and Patricia M. Elsen, Stanford, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1983

Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 127 Rodin, Feb. 4, 2009– present

  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
Skull c. 1899
Plaster
7.6 x 5.7 x 8.3 cm
1983.316
Subject type:
Provenance: Albert E. and Patricia M. Elsen, Stanford, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1983
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 128 Rodin, Sept. 30, 1998–Aug. 7, 2008, Feb. 6, 2009–present
<image not available>   Pierre-Jean David, called David d'Angers
France (1788–1856)
Portrait Medallion of Alphonse de Gisors 1827
Bronze
11.1 x 11.1 cm
1984.137
Subject type: Portrait
Signature/Inscriptions: “David” on neck and below neck; "Alphonse Degisors Architecte" to left of portrait.; on verso, indistinct numbers and letters and "215" impressed next to hole at top
Provenance: David and Constance Yates (dealer), New York City; purchased by Cantor Arts Center, 1984
  Emile-Antoine Bourdelle
France (1861–1929)
Torso of Venus19th century
Bronze, 8/8
27.9 x 12.7 x 15.2 cm
1984.245
Subject type: Mythology, nude
Signature/Inscriptions: "Bourdelle" on right side of base; [illegible] star (?) 8(?) BOURDELLE, stamped on right side of base
Provenance: Galerie Hervé Odermatt, Paris; Sotheby Parke Bernet, London, December 6, 1979, lot 524; B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1984
Exhibition history: Rodin, Fresno Arts Center and Museum, Fresno, CA, Sept. 1, 1987– Jan. 3, 1988
  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
Figure from the Vase of the Titans 19th century
Terracotta
29.5 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm
1984.430
Subject type: Nude
Provenance: Sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, 1971; John Wisdom; Kirk Varnedoe; sold to B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1984
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 128 Rodin, Feb. 5, 2009– present
  Pierre-Jean David, called David d'Angers
France (1788–1856)
Portrait of Paul Huet 1838
Bronze
3.5 x 16.3 x 16.3 cm
1985.11
Subject type: Portrait
Signature/Inscriptions: “David” below head; "Paul Huet/Pictor" on left side of head; "246" on verso above head
Provenance: David & Constance Yates (dealer), New York City; purchased by Cantor Arts Center, 1985
Exhibition history: The Forest of Fontainebleau and its Artists, Jan. 14–April 20, 1986, Cantor Arts Center, Miedel Room (now Halperin Gallery)
<image not available>   Aimé-Jules Dalou
France (1838–1902)
Head of Silenus c. 1885
Bronze
7 x 10 x 5.3 cm
1986.35
Subject type: Mythology
Signature/Inscriptions: Signed, proper lower right, incised cast; "Cire Perdue", "La Hebrard", "32", cast stamp, incised proper left
Provenance: David & Constance Yates (dealer), New York City; purchased by Cantor Arts Center, 1986
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 213 Europe & USA 19th C., Nov. 8, 2006–present
<image not available>   Artist unknown
Italy
Female Saint 18th century
Wood, gilt, and gesso
33.5 x 17.7 x 7.5 cm
1986.165
Subject type: Religious
Provenance: Dr. H. Sidney Newcomer, Menlo Park, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1986
  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
Young Girl with Roses in Her Hair
c. 1868
Pigmented plaster, with terracotta-colored slip (?), or low-fired terra cotta w
35.6 x 19.1 x 20.3 cm
1986.185
Subject type: Genre
Signature/Inscriptions: "A. Rodin" on edge of sinister shoulder
Provenance: Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York City, May 17, 1979, lot 202; B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA; Cantor Foundation; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1986
Exhibition history: Rodin en Belgique, March 17–June 15, 1997, Musée Rodin, Paris; Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 128 Rodin, Oct. 2, 1998–Aug. 7, 2008, Feb. 5, 2009–present
  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
The Alsatian Orphan 1871
Plaster
17.8 cm
1986.187
Subject type: Genre
Signature/Inscriptions: "Rodin" on verso
Provenance: Galerie Philippe Cezanne, Paris; Iris & B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1986
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 128 Rodin, Feb. 5, 2009 present
  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
Fatigue 1887
Plaster
15.9 x 21 x 52.1 cm
1992.140
Subject type: Allegory
Provenance: Marie Cartier, France; B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1992
Exhibition history: Collecting for Stanford: Selected Acquisitions, 1990-1995, T.W. Stanford Art Gallery, July 5–Sept. 3,1995; 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. 355
  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
The Sphinx 1889
Plaster
21 x 15.9 x 15.2 cm
1992.157
Subject type: Mythology
Provenance: Marie Cartier, France; B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1992
Exhibition history: Cantor Arts Center, Gallery 128 Rodin, 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. 657
  Auguste Rodin
France (18401917)
Eustache de St. Pierre c. 1899
Bronze, 10/12
48.3 x 25.4 x 15.2 cm.
1992.163
Subject type: Portrait
Signature/Inscriptions: "A. Rodin" on back dexter corner; "Alexis Rudier/Fondeur Paris" on back dexter edge
Provenance: Feingarten Galleries, Los Angeles; B. Gerald Cantor, Beverly Hills, CA; given to Cantor Arts Center, 1992
Exhibition history: Works in Bronze, A Modern Survey, Art Gallery, California State University of Sonoma, Sonoma CA, Sept. 1984–Oct. 1986; Museum of Art; University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 13 March 13, 1990–mid April 1997; Studio Rodin: Bronzes from the Stanford University Museum of Art, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, May 4, 1997– Jan. 25, 1998
Bibliography: A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin (Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, 2007), vol. 1, p. 229


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