15.55 in. (39.50 cm.) (height)
Conceived circa 1890, this work cast in 1963 by the Georges Rudier Fondeur, Paris, This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue critique de l'œuvre sculpté d'Auguste Rodin being prepared by the Comité Rodin with the collaboration of Galerie Brame & Lorenceau under the direction of Jérôme Le Blay, under the archive number 2019-5988B
signed A. Rodin, inscribed © by Musée Rodin 1963 and with the foundry mark Georges Rudier. Fondeur, Paris.
Rainer Maria Rilke, . Auguste Rodin , Leipzig, 1922, no. 35, illustration of another cast n.p. Georges Grappe,. Catalogue du Musée Rodin , Paris, 1929, no. 192, illustration of another cast p. 81. Ionel Jianou & Cécile Goldscheider, . Rodin , Paris, 1967, n.n., illustration of another cast p. 104 . John L. Tancock, . The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin , Philadelphia, 1976, no. 25-2, illustration of another cast p. 223. Clare Vincent, . Rodin at The Metropolitan . Museum of Art , New York, 1981, no. 29, illustration of another cast p. 28. John L. Tancock, . Rodin en México: Colección de escultura europea de los siglos XIX y XX , Mexico, 1997, no. 36, illustration of another cast p. 44. Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, . The Bronzes of Rodin, Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin , Paris, 2007, vol. I, no. S.975, another cast & other versions illustrated pp. 376-377; the present cast listed p. 376
Musée Rodin, Paris. (Possibly) Dominion Gallery, Montreal. Private Collection, Netherlands (probably acquired from the above. circa 1965-70). Thence by descent to the present owners