Right Hand (Medium-Size)

(c. 1885-1910/cast 1965)

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

Bronze, 9 5/8 X 6 X 6 IN. (24.5 X 15.2 X 15.2 CM.)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Mary and Leigh B. Block, 1987

Accession Number: 88.17

Provenance:
Musée Rodin, Paris, 1965
Dominion Gallery, Montreal
Mary and Leigh B. Block, Chicago and Santa Barbara, to 1987
Gift of Mary and Leigh B. Block, 1987

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Recent Acquisitions 1986-1989," 15 March-14 May 1989, unpublished checklist, no. 66.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, SHIGA, Otsu, Japan. "The Human Figure Interpreted: Modern Sculpture from the Hirshhorn Museum," 1 July-6 August 1995, no. 12, ill. TOUR: ODAKYU MUSEUM, Tokyo, 9 August-27 August; IWAKI CITY ART MUSEUM, Iwaki, 23 September-5 November; TAKAMATSU CITY MUSEUM OF ART, 10 November-10 December.

Published References:
UNSIGNED. "The Human Figure Interpreted: Modern Sculpture from the Hirshhorn Museum," Sankei Shimbun (Tokyo: 7 August 1995), ill. p. 12.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection