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Le Lion qui Pleure

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Plaster model of seated roaring lion on rough rectangular plinth inscribed GARDE, dated 1881 Mai under advanced right foot. Signed RODIN.

Provenance

Henry Heilbronner, Lucerne, Switzerland; 1957, sold by Heilbronner to the MFA for $900. (Accession Date: September 12, 1957)

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund

French (Paris), 1881

Object Place

France

Dimensions

28.57 x 31.75 x 17.78 cm (11 1/4 x 12 1/2 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

57.593

Medium or Technique

Plaster

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture