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.
- 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.