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Provenance

Probably (Scott and Fowles, New York), in 1917; Mary Mitchell Blair [d. 1940, Mrs. Chauncey J. Blair), Chicago, by March 1917; her son and daughter-in-law, Chauncey B. and Mildred Marshall Blair [married 1912, divorced 1930]; Mildred Marshall Blair Hayward [married 1932 to John Balcom Hayward]; gift 1965 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2014 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1917
Possibly Exhibition of Sculpture and Drawings by Elie Nadelman, Scott and Fowles, New York, February 1917, no. 6.
1917
Probably loan to display with permanent collection, Art Institute of Chicago, 16 March 1917 - 9 May 1923.
1966
Past and Present: 250 Years of American Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 15 April - 15 September 1966, unpublished checklist.
1976
American Genius: William Wilson Corcoran, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 24 January - 4 April 1976, unpublished checklist.
2003
Elie Nadelman: Sculptor of Modern Life, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 3 April - 20 July 2003, fig. 98.
2009
American Bronzes from the Corcoran Gallery of Art , Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2009-2013
2013
American Journeys: Visions of Place, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 September 2013 - 28 September 2014, unpublished checklist.
Bibliography
1917
Birnbaum, Martin. "Elie Nadelmam: An Introduction." In Catalogue of an Exhibition of Sculpture and Drawings by Elie Nadelman. Exh. cat. Scott and Fowles, New York, 1917: 7, 11, 13, repro.
1917
Griswold, Stewart. "The Field of Art in New York." The Spur 19 (February 15, 1917): 23, repro.
1917
McBride, Henry. "New and Comment in the World of Art." New York Sun (February 4, 1917): sec. 5, 12.
1917
"Random Impressions of Current Exhibitions." New York Tribune (February 4, 1917): sec. 3, 3.
1917
"Sculpture by Nadelman." American Art News 15, no. 17 (February 3, 1917): 3.
1917
"Sculpture by Nadelman at Scott and Fowles." Brooklyn Daily Eagle (February 4, 1917): sec. 3, 7.