Signed 'A. Rodin' and inscribed with foundry mark 'Alexis Rudier Fondeur Paris' (on the wrist)
Artwork Details :
Conceived between 1880 and 1885; two bronzes cast by the Alexis Rudier Foundry between 1949 and 1952; ten examples cast by the Georges Rudier Foundry between 1955 and 1961; this example cast in 1952
Musee Rodin, Paris; Manuel Goa-Vidal, Paris, by whom acquired from the previous in September 1952; Mrs Wasserman, New York, and thence by descent; sale, Christie's, New York, 9 May 2000, lot 150; Acquired at the previous sale by the family of the present owner.