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Signed

Signed on base at right side: "C. E. Dallin 1908. [copyright symbol]"

Marks

Foundry mark on base at left side: JABOEUF & ROUARD. FONDEURS. PARIS"

Provenance

1909, cast in Paris; 1911, brought to the United States by the artist [see note 1]; 1913, sold by the artist to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 2, 1913) NOTES: [1] The artist exhibited this at the 1911 winter exhibition of the National Academy of Design and lent it to the MFA in 1912. It was purchased the next year by subscription, largely through a gift by Peter C. Brooks.

Credit Line

Gift of Peter C. Brooks and others

1909

Place of Manufacture

Paris, France

Place of Creation

Arlington or Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

309.88 x 111.12 x 260.35 cm (122 x 43 3/4 x 102 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.380

Medium or Technique

Bronze, green patina, lost wax cast

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture