She Who Was Once The Helmet-Maker's Beautiful Wife

(1880-1885)/(cast by 1953)

Auguste Rodin, French, b. Paris, 1840–1917

Bronze, 19 3/4 X 9 3/4 X 12 3/8 IN. (50.2 X 24.8 X 31.5 CM.)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Accession Number: 72.250

Provenance:
Stephen C. Clark, New York
M. Knoedler, New York
James Goodman Gallery, New York, to 8 April 1968
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 8 April 1968-6 March 1972
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Exhibition History:
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, Washington, DC. "125th Anniversary Exhibition," 1972-73, extended loan.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975.

Published References:
UNSIGNED. "Joseph H. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden," Smithsonian Year 1968 (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1968), p. 220.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), pp. 60-61, 740, ill. 87.
LERNER, ABRAM. Selected Paintings and Sculptures from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), ill. 24.
LYNES, RUSSELL. "Modern Art Arrives on the Mall in a New Museum and Sculpture Garden," Smithsonian 5 (December 1974), p. 41.
TANCOCK, JOHN. The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin (Philadelphia: Museum of Art, 1976), no. 7, other casts, p. 147.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection