Private collection, United Kingdom (circa 1950); sale, Christie's, London, 27 June 2000, lot 168.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
R. Descharnes and J.-F. Chabrun, Auguste Rodin, Paris, 1967, p. 125 (plaster version illustrated).
J.L. Tancock, The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin, Philadelphia, 1976, p. 182, no. 17-2 (marble version illustrated, p. 184).
J. de Caso and P. Sanders, Rodin's Sculpture: A Critical Study of the Spreckels Collection, San Francisco, 1977, p. 100, no. 6 (another cast illustrated).