Overall (confirmed): 13 5/8 x 14 7/8 x 7 3/4 in., 73lb. (34.6 x 37.8 x 19.7 cm, 33.1126kg);
Footprint of sculpture (confirmed): 14 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (36.8 x 16.5 cm);
Length of rod mount: 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm)
Gift of Thomas F. Ryan, 1910
Not on view
The dramatic forward thrust of his head identifies it as one of Rodin's attempts to capture the effects of violent motion or extreme stress on the human figure. As in the case with many of Rodin's works, the meaning of this sculpture has remained somewhat problematical.