Henry Tonks

Madame Rodin

1914

Artist
Henry Tonks 1862–1937
Medium
Pastel on paper
Dimensions
Support: 375 x 286 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by subscribers through the Contemporary Art Society 1917
Reference
N03018

Not on display

Catalogue entry

N03018 MADAME RODIN 1914

Inscr. ‘Henry Tonks 1914’ b.l.
Pastel, approximately 14 3/4×11 1/4 (37·5×28·5).
Presented by Subscribers through the Contemporary Art Society 1915.
Exh: N.E.A.C., winter 1914 (162).
Repr: Studio, CXIII, 1937, p.87.

Madame Rodin was actually Rose Buret, who had lived with Rodin from 1864 onwards. She married him in January 1917, about a fortnight before her death.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II

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