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Inscription

back left side at base of neck: C. Despiau

Provenance

Commissioned 1928 by the sitter, Agnes Ernst Meyers [1887-1970], Mount Kisco, New York, and Washington, D.C.; gift 1967 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1960
Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture Collected by Yale Alumni: An Exhibition, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, 1960, no. 250, repro., as Portrait Head of Mrs. Eugene Meyer.
Bibliography
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 75, repro.