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Movement de Danse H, by Rodin

Image attached to M.12-2006

An image of Sculpture/Figure. Movement de Danse H. Rodin, Auguste (French, 1840-1917). Rudier, Georges, founder, Paris, Colmar. Bronze, cast, with rough surface, and very dark brown, shiny patination, attached by a rectangular tenon to a rectangular, straight-sided black marble base. The dancer is headless. She kneels on her right leg, leaning backwards, with her left leg stretched out upwards in front of her. Her arms are extended upwards, and in her right hand he holds an indeterminate object. Bronze, cast, with dark brown patina; on black marble base. Height, bronze, 26 cm, height, whole, 29.4 cm, height, base, 2.5 cm, length, base, 15 cm, width, base, 8 cm, circa 1950-1965. Conceived c. 1911, cast probably 1950s when Roland Browse & Delbanco included several of the dancers in their exhibitions, or between 1963-65.

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Sculpture/Figure. Movement de Danse H. Rodin, Auguste (French, 1840-1917). Rudier, Georges, founder, Paris, Colmar. Bronze, cast, with rough surface, and very dark brown, shiny patination, attached by a rectangular tenon to a rectangular, straight-sided black marble base. The dancer is headless. She kneels on her right leg, leaning backwards, with her left leg stretched out upwards in front of her. Her arms are extended upwards, and in her right hand he holds an indeterminate object. Bronze, cast, with dark brown patina; on black marble base. Height, bronze, 26 cm, height, whole, 29.4 cm, height, base, 2.5 cm, length, base, 15 cm, width, base, 8 cm, circa 1950-1965. Conceived c. 1911, cast probably 1950s when Roland Browse & Delbanco included several of the dancers in their exhibitions, or between 1963-65.

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  • Accession Number: M.12-2006
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/27.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 768 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 349.78kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 27/1

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20th Century Auguste Rodin ballerina ballet bronze cast dancers dancing dynamic female figure Fitz_AA French Georges Rudier kneeling lifted lifting movement patina patinated patination Rodin sculpture stretched stretching upward

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