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Inscription

on top of base, left: Bessie Potter Vonnoh; on edge of base, left: ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N.Y. A8

Marks and Labels

FM: Roman Bronze Works

Provenance

The artist; bequest June 1955 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1975
Loan to display at a State Dinner, The White House, Washington, 15 May 1975.
1980
That's Entertainment, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 13 July - 24 August 1980, no. 43.
1981
Bronze Techniques of Frederic Remington, National Museum of American Art (now Smithsonian American Art Museum); Denver Art Museum, Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, Fort Worth, 18 September 1981 - 27 June 1982.
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Gilded Cage: Views of American Women, 1873–1921, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 13 July - 27 August 2002, unpublished checklist.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The Impressionist Tradition in America, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 19 July 2003 - 18 October 2004, unpublished checklist.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The Human Form in American Art, 1770-1950, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 20 November 2004 - 7 August 2005, unpublished checklist.
Bibliography
2008
Aronson, Julie. Bessie Potter Vonnoh: Sculptor of Women. Athens, OH, 2008: 141-143, 159, 161, fig. 60.