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Inscription

incised after casting on self-base, next to right rear hoof: 7/15; foundry stamp impressed into the foundry model on rear edge of self-base: CIRE / C. VALSUANI / PERDUE

Marks and Labels

FM: Valsuani

Provenance

(Alex Reid & Lefèvre Ltd., London), 1959-1960; sold 25 October 1960 to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Upperville, Virginia; gift 1980 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1960
XIX and XX Century French Paintings and Drawings, The Lefevre Gallery, London, 1960, no. 38.
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: 97, 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: 263-264, color repro.
2000
National Gallery of Art Special Issue. Connaissance des Arts. Paris, 2000:62.