Henry Tonks
Madame Rodin 1914

Artwork details

Henry Tonks 1862–1937
Madame Rodin
Date 1914
Medium Pastel on paper
Dimensions Support: 375 x 286 mm
Acquisition Presented by subscribers through the Contemporary Art Society 1917
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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