Les Premieres Funerailles
Auguste (René) Rodin (French, 1840–1917)
Object Place: Europe, France
60.96 x 50.8 x 39.37 cm (24 x 20 x 15 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Also: Le Purgatoire, or La Tombe d’une Ame dans Les Limbes. Three kneeling figures on irregular mound, two supporting inert upper one. Signed A. Rodin on larger surface of mound. Edition of only three.
Baudouin Collection, Paris [see note 1]. Gallerie Les Tourettes, Switzerland; 1959, sold by the Galleries Les Tourettes to the MFA for $7500. (Accession date: February 12, 1959)
 According to a February 12, 1959 letter by Hanns Swarzenski to Perry Rathbone.
Edwin L. Jack Fund