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Inscription

on the base near the left foot: A. Rodin

Provenance

Commissioned 1890 by Henri Vever [1854-1942], Paris; delivered November 1891; (Vever sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 1-2 February 1897, no. 186); William A. Clark [1839-1925], New York; bequest 1926 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2014 by National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1978
The William A. Clark Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1978, fig. 106.
2000
Rodin: Sculpture from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Collection, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 2000.
2007
Treasures of European Decorative Art and Sculpture, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2007-2009.
2010
A Love of Europe: Highlights from the William A. Clark Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2010.
Bibliography
2007
Le Normand-Romain, Antoinette. Rodin et le Bronze: Catalogue des Oeuvres Conservées au Musée Rodin. Paris, 2007: 342, 346, 348 n. 33.
2007
Le Normand-Romain, Antoinette. The Bronzes of Rodin: Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin. Translated by Pamela Hargreaves. Paris, 2007: 342, 346. 348 n. 33.