La Méditation dite de la Porte. 1881 /2000. Bronze with greenish-black patina. Inscribed "3A" on left shoulder. Base with name and number, as well as with the foundry mark "E. Godard Fondr" and the copyright sign of the Musée Rodin on the side. From an edition of 8 posthumous casts. 49.3 cm (19.4 in). [CE].
The work will be included in the Catalogue Critique de l'¼uvre Sculpté D'Auguste Rodin, Paris. We are grateful to the Comité Auguste Rodin, Paris, for the kind support in cataloging this lot.
PROVENANCE: Private collection Bavaria.
EXHIBITION: Auguste Rodin, Coskun & Co. LTD in association with Musée Rodin, London 2000.