H. with base 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm.); H. without base 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm.); W. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.); D. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.)
Gift in honor of B. Gerald Cantor, 1991
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 800
One of a series of sketches of Vaslav Nijinsky (1890–1950) that was made during a short period in 1912 when the Russian dancer posed for Rodin, this bronze was cast from a plaster now in the Musée Rodin in Paris.
Signature: On left front of the left leg: A. Rodin / N°10