Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Witch's Sabbath (Sabbat)

Artist:
Auguste Rodin (French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Date:
ca. 1890
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
image: 12 13/16 x 9 3/4 in. (32.6 x 24.8 cm)
mount: 14 1/16 x 11 1/8 in. (35.7 x 28.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Georgia O'Keeffe, 1965
Accession Number:
65.261.1
Not on view
Signature: In graphite at lower right: Aug Rodin

Inscription: In graphite at lower right: Sabbat
Alfred Stieglitz (American); Donor: Georgia O'Keeffe (American)
Photo Secession Gallery. "An Exhibition of Recent and Early Drawings and Water-Colors by Auguste Rodin," March 1, 1910–April 1, 1910.

Kunsthalle Bremen. "Rodin, Eros und Kreativität," November 3, 1991–January 12, 1992.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 27, 2004–October 25, 2004.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Nudes: Drawings by Sculptors," October 20, 2014–January 25, 2015, no catalogue.

Statens Museum for Kunst. "Ecstasies: Drawings by Auguste Rodin," September 23, 2016–January 15, 2017.

Albert Elsen, J. Kirk T. Varnedoe, Victoria Thorson, Elisabeth Chase Geissbuhler The Drawings of Rodin. Ex. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1971, fig. no. 103, pp. 131-133, ill.

Victoria Thorson The Late Drawings of Auguste Rodin. PhD diss., 1973 fig. no. 114, 167, 171, ill.

Clare Vincent "Rodin at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, A History of the Collection." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 38, no. 4, Spring 1981, fig. no. 47, 40.

Anne McCauley Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries Auguste Rodin, 1908 and 1910: The Eternal Feminine. 2001, 77.

Roberta K. Tarbell Rodin and America: Influence and Adaptation, 1876-1936. Exh. cat., Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, Stanford, October 4, 2011-January 1, 2012. Bernard Barryte, Milan, 2011, pp. 175, ill. p. 174, fig. 118.

Thomas Lederballe, Sophie Biass-Fabiani, Natasha Ruiz-Gómez Ecstasies: Drawings by Auguste Rodin. Copenhagen, 2016, cat. no. 66, p. 209.

Related Objects

Young Girl Kneeling

Artist: Auguste Rodin (French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon) Date: 1840–1917 Medium: Graphite, stumped on cream paper Accession: 10.66.3 On view in:Not on view

Study of a nude female figure (Satyress)

Artist: Auguste Rodin (French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon) Date: 1905–8 Medium: Graphite and watercolor on paper Accession: 65.261.2 On view in:Not on view

Reclining nude female figure

Artist: Auguste Rodin (French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon) Date: n.d. Medium: Graphite Accession: 13.164.3 On view in:Not on view

Nude female figure standing with clasped hands

Artist: Auguste Rodin (French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon) Date: n.d. Medium: Graphite on cream paper Accession: 13.164.5 On view in:Not on view

Standing Female Nude

Artist: Formerly attributed to Auguste Rodin (French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon) Date: n.d. Medium: Watercolor, over graphite Accession: 67.187.31 On view in:Not on view