Crouching Woman (Small Version)

(1880-1882/cast by 1953)

Auguste Rodin, French, b. Paris, 1840–1917

Bronze, 12 1/4 x 11 1/8 x 7 7/8 in. (31.1 x 28.2 x 19.7 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.4331

Provenance:
Fine Arts Associates, New York, to 9 April 1957
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 9 April 1957-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS. "Sculpture in Our Time: Collected by Joseph H. Hirshhorn," 5 May-23 August 1959, no. 36. TOUR: MILWAUKEE ART CENTER, 10 September-11 October; WALKER ART CENTER, Minneapolis, 25 October-6 December; WILLIAM ROCKHILL NELSON GALLERY OF ART, Kansas City, Missouri, 20 December-31 January 1960; MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Houston, 1-27 March; LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF HISTORY, SCIENCE AND ART, 11 April-15 May; M. H. DE YOUNG MEMORIAL MUSEUM, San Francisco, 29 May-10 July; COLORADO SPRINGS FINE ARTS CENTER, Colorado, 24 July-4 September; ART GALLERY OF TORONTO, 30 September-31 October.
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection," 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 390, ill. p. 22.
OKLAHOMA MUSEUM OF ART, Oklahoma City. "Sculptures from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden," 9 August 1984-9 August 1985, no cat.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, SHIGA, Otsu, Japan. "The Human Figure Interpreted: Modern Sculpture from the Hirshhorn Museum," 1 July-6 August 1995, no. 11, ill. p. 58. TOUR: ODAKYU MUSEUM, Tokyo, 9 August-27 August; IWAKI CITY ART MUSEUM, 23 September-5 November; TAKAMATSU CITY MUSEUM OF ART, 10 November-10 December.

Published References:
SCHWARTZ, MARVIN D. "News and Views from New York," Apollo 70 (September 1959), p. 61, ill. 1.
UNSIGNED. Milwaukee Sentinel (27 September 1959), p. D-5.
UNSIGNED. The Art Gallery of Toronto News and Notes 4 (October 1960), p. 2.
ARNASON, H. HARVARD. History of Modern Art (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall; New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1968), no. 78, p. 61.
TANCOCK, JOHN. The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin (Philadelphia: Museum of Art, 1976), no. 6-4, pp. 138, 139, and see other casts, p. 140.
RATHER, SUSAN. Archaism, Modernism, and the Art of Paul Manship, 1993), fig. 2, p. 11.
See file for further info.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection