Shepherd Gallery, New York.
Acquired by the present owner, circa 1970.
Please not the correct height for this work is 9 1/8 in. (23 cm.).
J.L. Tancock, The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin, Philadelphia, 1976, p. 582 (larger bronze version illustrated, fig. 106-2; dated 1872).
A.E. Elsen, Rodin's Art, The Rodin Collection of the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, New York, 2003, p. 447, no. 129 (larger bronze version illustrated, fig. 370).
A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin, Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin, Paris, 2007, vol. II, pp. 662-663, no. S. 961 (larger bronze version illustrated, p. 662; another version illustrated, p. 663).