Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
Evelyn Silber, The Sculpture of Epstein with a Complete Catalogue, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania: Bucknell University Press, 1987, Cat. No. 203, p. 168
Joan Greenwood, the actress, was the childhood friend of the artist's daughter Peggy Jean.
The date of execution for this work by Epstein scholars varies slightly; Haskell dates the bronze at 1931, whereas Powell and Buckle assert 1930.