Overview

No overview available.

Inscription

on right side of self-base, near the fingers of the figure: A. Rodin

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

Purchased 1910 from the artist by Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer, Mount Kisco, New York, and Washington, D.C.;[1] gift 1967 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1911
Exhibition of Works by Members of the "Société des Peintres et Sculpteurs", Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo; Art Institute of Chicago; City Art Museum, St. Louis, 1911-1912, no. 125, repro.
2009
The Darker Side of Light: Arts of Privacy, 1850-1900, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, 2009-2010, unnumbered catalogue (shown only in Washington).
Bibliography
1927
Grappe, Georges. Catalogue du Musée Rodin. Paris, 1927: 58.
1944
Grappe, Georges. Catalogue du Musée Rodin. 5th ed. Paris, 1944: 56.
1959
Alley, Ronald. Tate Gallery Catalogues. The Foreign Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture. London, 1959: 223-224.
1975
Hawkins, Jennifer. Rodin Sculptures. London, 1975: 22, figs. 14 and 15.
1987
Barbier, Nicolle. Marbres de Rodin: collection du musée. Paris, 1987: 102-103.
1988
Beausire, Alain. Quand Rodin Exposait. Paris, 1988: 104, 117, 123, 135, 194, 253, 327, 367.
1989
Vilain, Jacques. Claude Monet-Auguste Rodin: Centennaire de l'exposition de 1889. Exh. cat. Musée Rodin, Paris, 1989: 200-201.
1992
Barbier, Nicolle. Rodin sculpteur: Oeuvres méconnues. Exh. cat. Musée Rodin, Paris, 1992: 119-126.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 201, repro.
1999
Norman Herz, Katherine A. Holbrow and Shelley G. Sturman. "Marble Sculture in the National Gallery of Art: a Provenance Study." In Max Schvoerer, ed. Archéomatériaux: marbres et autres roches: ASMOSIA IV, Bordeaux, France 9-13 october 1995: actes de la IVème Conférence international de l’Association pour l’étude des marbres et autres roches utilizes dans le passé. Talence, 1999: 101-110.
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: 338-342, color repro.
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