Signed 'A.Rodin' (on the front of the base) and inscribed with the foundry mark 'L. Perzinka Fondeur Versailles' (on the back of the base)
Artwork Details :
Conceived before 1887; this bronze cast by the Perzinka foundry in 1899
Marie Souvestre, London, a gift from the artist in July 1899; Dorothy Bussy (nee Strachey), Roquebrune, by descent from the previous in 1905, and thence by descent to the present owner circa 1960.
Exhibition History :
London, Arts Council Exhibition, Rodin, 1970, no. 22; London, Royal Academy of Arts, Rodin, September 2006 - January 2007, no. 113, p. 233 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Zurich, Kunsthaus, February - May 2007.