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on top of base: AITKEN: foundry mark: ROMAN BRONZE WORKS, N.Y.

Marks and Labels

FM: Roman Bronze Works


(Gorham Manufacturing Co., Providence and New York); purchased November 1912 by James Parmelee [1855-1931], Cleveland and Washington; his estate; bequest 1941 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
Loan to display at a State Dinner, The White House, Washington, 15 May 1975.
Fink, Lois Marie, and Joshua C. Taylor. Academy: The Academic Tradition in American Art. Washington, 1975: 235, no. 136.