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Inscription

lower right in graphite: a Madame K. Simpson amie / de mon art des la premiere heure / Aug. Rodin 1909; in unknown hand, upper left: 1842

Provenance

Mrs. John W. Simpson [1869-1943]; gift 1942 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1946
Rodin: Sculpture, Drawings, Prints, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1946, no. 25, as Figure with a Vase.
1965
Wax Sculptures by Degas, Sculptures and Drawings by Rodin, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965-1966.
Bibliography
1971
Elsen/Varnedoe 1971, fig.80 (as c.1900-05).