About This Artwork

Auguste Rodin
French, 1840-1917

Standing Nude with Draperies, n.d.

Watercolor and graphite on ivory wove paper
445 x 317 mm

Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949.900

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

New York, Photo-Secession Gallery, 1910.

Rochester, N.Y., Eastman House, "Photo-Secession," 1961.

New York, Museum of Modern Art, "Rodin," 1963.

Bloomington, Ind., University of Indiana, "Rodin," 1965.

Washington, D.C., The National Gallery of Art, "Rodin Drawings: True and False," November 20, 1971-January 23, 1972, cat. 92; traveled to New York, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, March 9-May 14, 1972.

Paris, Musée National de l'Art Moderne, May 31-September 1977.

Washington, D.C., The National Gallery of Art, "Rodin Rediscovered," July 4-October 4, 1981; traveled to New York, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum October 15, 1981-January 2, 1982; The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, February 15-May 20, 1982; and Paris, the Musée Rodin, June-August, 1982.

Paris, Musée d'Orsay, "Alfred Stieglitz and His Circle: Modernity in New York, 1905–1930," October 18, 2004-January 16, 2005, p. 85, cat. 33 (ill.).

The Art Institute of Chicago, "Rodin: Sculptor and Storyteller", November 3, 2017 - March 4, 2018.

Publication History

Camera Work, 34-35 (April-July 1911), p. 41 (ill.).

Albert Elsen, Rodin (New York, 1967), p. 155 (ill.).

Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 1979), no. 5F3.

Marius de Zayas and Francis M. Naumann, “How, When, and Why Modern Art Came to New York," Arts Magazine, 54:8 (Apr. 1980), p. 98, fig. 5.

Marius de Zayas, edited by Francis M. Naumann, How, When, and Why Modern Art Came to New York (Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 1996), pp. 3 and 245, fig. 5.

Nathan Goldstein, The Art of Responsive Drawing, 5th ed. (Upper Saddle River, N.J., 1999), p. 256, fig. 9.22.

Anne McCauley, "Auguste Rodin, 1908 and 1910: The Eternal Feminine," in Modern Art in America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries (Washington, D.C., 2001), pp. 76, 77, and 494 (ill.).

Nathan Goldstein and Harriet J. Fishman, Drawing to See (Upper Saddle, N.J., 2004), pp. 160-161, fig. 7.23.

Ownership History

Edward Steichen (1879-1973). Alfred Stieglitz (1864–1946), New York, around 1908 or 1910 [according to McCauley 2001]; Stieglitz Estate (Georgia O'Keefe (1887–1986), executor); given to the Art Institute, 1949.

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