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The artist's studio; acquired c. 1823 by Charles William Stewart (later Vane), 3rd marquess of Londonderry [1778-1854], Londonderry House, London;[1] by inheritance to his son, Frederick William Robert Vane, 4th marquess of Londonderry [1805-1872], Londonderry House; by inheritance to his half-brother, George Henry Robert Charles William Vane-Tempest, 5th marquess of Londonderry [1821-1884], Londonderry House; by inheritance to his son, Charles Stewart Vane-Tempest-Stewart, 6th marquess of Londonderry [1852-1915]; by inheritance to his son, Charles Stewart Henry Vane-Tempest-Stewart, 7th marquess of Londonderry [1878-1949], Londonderry House; his estate; (sale, Sotheby's, London, 16 November 1962, no. 34); purchased by M. Comer for Lillian R. Berkman [Mrs. Jack N. Berkman, formerly Mrs. Marc B. Rojtman, 1922-2001], New York; her estate; bequest 2003 to NGA.

Bibliography
1972
Bassi, Elena. Antonio Canova a Possagno. Catalogo delle opera. Guida alla visita della Gipsoteca, Casa e Tempio. Treviso, 1972:80.
1998
Borsellino, Enzo. "Una ‘Danzatrice’ di Antonio Canova dispersa in Russia." Paragone 49 series 3, no. 19 (May 1998): 32-29, plates 1-19; esp. 7, 20 n. 20.
2009
Androsov, Sergej, Fernando Mazzocca and Antonio Paolucci with Stefano Grandesso and Francesco Leone. Canova: l’ideale classico tra scultura e pittura. Exh. cat. Musei San Domenico, Forli, 2009: 268-271, esp. 270.
2016
Penny, Nicolas. "In Pursuit of an Heiress." Review of Hermann von Pückler-Muskau, Letters of a Dead Man, edited and translated by Linda Parshall. London Review of Books no. 5,906 (22 June 2016): 23. (Refers to Pückler-Muskau's letter of June 7th, 1827 in Linda Parshall, editor and translator. Washington, 2016: 220.)