La Ronde (Dance in the Round)

1883–84
Artist Auguste Rodin (French, 1840–1917)


Catalogue Raisonné

Delteil 5, first state (I/ III)

Dimensions

Platemark: 58.4 x 49.5 cm (23.0 x 19.5 in.); Sheet: 24.0 x 20.1 cm

Accession Number

2000.998

Medium or Technique

Drypoint

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto lower right in graphite pencil: AugR. / 1917 3600. D.5 I
Verso lower left in graphite pencil: 32605 / or / 1569/WRBn / 37351
Verso lower right in graphite pencil: LD5

Markings

Recto lower right stamped in black-- mark of Stinnes, Lugt 1376a
Recto lower right stamped in black-- mark of Roger Marx, Lugt 2229
Verso lower right stamped in blue-- mark of Petiet, not in Lugt [H.M.P. in an oval]

Provenance

Roger Marx (b. 1859 - d. 1913), Paris (Lugt 2229); April 27-May 2, 1914, posthumous Marx sale, Paris, lot 1080, sold for 2000 fr. Heinrich Stinnes (d. 1932), Cologne (Lugt 1376a). Henri M. Petiet (b. 1894 - d. 1980), Paris; September 30, 1999, posthumous Petiet sale, Piasa, Paris, lot 173. 2000, sold by August Laube Antiquariat, Zurich, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 13, 2000)

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard