Origin of the Greek Vase (Study from a Kneeling Female Figure)
Auguste Rodin (French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Graphite with gouache wash on white paper
19 3/8 x 12 5/8 in. (49.2 x 32.1 cm)
Gift of Thomas F. Ryan, 1913
Not on view
L'Origine d'une vase grecque; Etude pour "Femme à genoux"
Signature: LR: "Aug Rodin"
Inscription: "Naissance du Vase Grec"
Donor: Thomas F. Ryan
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