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Please note that this work was cast during the 1960s, and not in 1912, as stated in the catalogue entry.
R. Cole, Burning to Speak, The life and Art of Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, Oxford, 1978, no. 9, p. 56 (another cast illustrated).
E. Silber and D. Finn, Gaudier-Brzeska Life and Art, London, 1996, p. 260, no. 44, pl. 41 (another cast illustrated).