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Inscription

on self-base below left leg: A. Rodin

Provenance

Acquired possibly 1905 from the artist by Mr. and Mrs. John W. Simpson, New York;[1] gift 1942 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1946
Rodin: Sculpture, Drawings, Prints, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1946, no. 12, as Eve.
1965
Wax Sculptures by Degas, Sculptures and Drawings by Rodin, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965-1966, no cat.
1974
Nineteenth-Century Sculpture, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1974, unnumbered checklist.
1981
Rodin Rediscovered, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1981-1982, not in cat.
Bibliography
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 167.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 147, repro.
1976
Frel, Jiri, and Harvey West. Rodin: The Maryhill Collection. Exh. cat. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; Washington State University, Pullman. Pullman, 1976: 34.
1976
Tancock, John. The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin. Philadelphia, 1976: 264-265, 626.
1992
Barbier, Nicolle. Rodin sculpteur: Oeuvres méconnues. Exh. cat. Musée Rodin, Paris, 1992: 41-51.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 201, repro.
1998
Porter, John R., and Yves Lacasse. Rodin à Québec. Quebec, 1998: 32-33.
2000
Butler, Ruth, and Suzanne Glover Lindsay, with Alison Luchs, Douglas Lewis, Cynthia J. Mills, and Jeffrey Weidman. European Sculpture of the Nineteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2000: 348-351, color repro.