Death of Alcestis

French (Paris)
about 1899; bronze cast before 1905
Auguste (René) Rodin (French, 1840–1917)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

36.99 x 23.5 x 17.15 cm (14 9/16 x 9 1/4 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.2521

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Signed

signed "A. Rodin" at proper left side of base

Provenance

By 1905, Henry Lee Higginson (b. 1834 - d. 1919), Boston [see note]; 1921, bequest of Henry Lee Higginson to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 3, 1921)

NOTE: Lent by Henry Lee Higginson to the "Loan Collection of Paintings by Claude Monet and Eleven Sculptures by Auguste Rodin," Copley Society, Boston, March 1905. First lent to the MFA on June 20, 1907.

Credit Line

Bequest of Major Henry Lee Higginson