Le Lion qui Pleure

French (Paris)
1881
Auguste (René) Rodin (French, 1840–1917)


Object Place: Europe, 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

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

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