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left side of front of base: A. Rodin; right side of back of base: Alexis RUDier / Fondeur.Paris.; in relief on interior of base at back: A. Rodin

Marks and Labels

FM: Alexis Rudier; painted numerals in white on interior of base at back: 77; chalk or crayon numeral on interior of back: 3; on interior wall of base at back, in green paint: X


(Marlborough Fine Art Limited, London, and Marlborough Galleria d'Arte, Rome), by 1958; sold 1965 to David Baron [1894-1991], St. Louis, Missouri; gift 1978 to NGA.

Exhibition History
XIX and XX Century European Masters: Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture, Marlborough Fine Art Limited, London, 1958, no. 90, repro., as Les Trois Graces.
Rodin Rediscovered, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1981-1982, no. 265.
Sculpture: Looking into Three Dimensions, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Alaska, 1987-1988, unnumbered.
The Darker Side of Light: Arts of Privacy, 1850-1900, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, 2009-2010, unnumbered catalogue.
Metamorphosis: The Studio of Rodin, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond; Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, 2015-2016, fig. 337.
Geffroy, Gustave. "A. Rodin." La Justice (19 May 1887).
Bartlett, Truman H. "Auguste Rodin, Sculptor." American Architect and Building News (19 January-15 June 1889): 225.
Grappe, Georges. Catalogue du Musée Rodin. Paris, 1927: 63.
Grappe, Georges. Catalogue du Musée Rodin. 5th ed. Paris, 1944: 67.
Spear, Athena Tacha. Rodin Sculpture in the Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, 1967: 8, 60-61, 64, 99.
Tancock, John. The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin. Philadelphia, 1976: 215-219.
Roos, Jane. "Rodin, Hugo, and the Pantheon: Art and Politics in the Third Republic." Ph.D. dissertation, Columbia University, New York. Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1981: 651-652.
Beausire, Alain. Quand Rodin Exposait. Paris, 1988: 105, 125, 131, 148, 157, 178, 181-182, 211, 233, 251, 255, 330.
Fonsmark, Anne-Birgitte. Rodin: La collection du Brasseur Carl Jacobsen à la Glyptothèque. Copenhagen, 1988: 122-123.
Rosenfeld, Daniel G. "Auguste Rodin's Carved Sculpture." Ph.D. diss., Stanford University, 1993: 470-474.
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 207, repro.
Porter, John R., and Yves Lacasse. Rodin à Québec. Quebec, 1998: 154-155.
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: 354-357, color repro.
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