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Inscription

on top of base, left: Bessie Potter Vonnoh / 1902 / no. XII; on top of base, back center: ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N.Y.

Marks and Labels

FM: Roman Bronze Works

Provenance

The artist; gift March 1910 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1910
Works in Sculpture by Mrs. Bessie Potter Vonnoh, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 5-20 March 1910, no. 15.
1975
Loan to display at a White House State Dinner, 15 May 1975.
2002
Gilded Cage: Views of American Women, 1873–1921, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 13 July - 27 August 2002, unpublished checklist.
2003
The Impressionist Tradition in America, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 19 July 2003 - 18 October 2004, unpublished checklist.
2004
Figuratively Speaking: The Human Form in American Art, 1770-1950, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 20 November 2004 - 7 August 2005, unpublished checklist.
2009
American Bronzes from the Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 29 April 2009 - 2013, no catalogue.