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Inscription

incised into model on front of self-base and enhanced with coldwork: CAIN; foundry cachet inset after casting at rear of self-base

Marks and Labels

FM: SUSSE FRÉRES EDITEURS / .PARIS.

Provenance

(Bernard Black Gallery, New York); sold 31 May 1966 to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Upperville, Virginia;[1] gift 1980 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1974
Nineteenth-Century Sculpture, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1974, unnumbered checklist.
Bibliography
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 37, repro.
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: 52-55, color repro.