Woman with Crab

(c. 1886)

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

Bronze, 8 1/4 x 7 x 6 3/4 in. (21.0 x 17.8 x 17.2 cm)

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

Accession Number: 66.4332

Provenance:
Galerie Beyeler, Basel, to 30 July 1959 (sold as "Sitting Nude")
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 30 July 1959-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
GALERIE BEYELER, Basel. "Maitres de l'art moderne," Summer 1955, no. 46.
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection," 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 398.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, New York. "Rodin," 29 April-10 September 1963, no. 53. TOUR: CALIFORNIA PALACE OF THE LEGION OF HONOR, San Francisco, 19 October-8 December.
DULIN GALLERY OF ART, Knoxville, Tennessee. "Strokes of Genius," 30 March-28 April 1985, no. 28, p. 20, ill.

Published References:
JIANOU, IONEL, and CECILE GOLDSCHEIDER. Rodin (Paris: Arted, 1969), p. 100 (as "Little Crouching Bather").
AMBROSINI, LYNNE, and MICHELLE FACOS. Rodin: The Cantor Gift to the Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn Museum, 1987), p. 147, ill. (not in exhibition).

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection