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DEGAS, Edgar

Paris 1834 - Paris 1917

[3 cire] Danseuse, arabesque ouverte sur la jambe droite, bras gauche dans la ligne

[3 wax] Arabesque over the Right Leg, Left Arm in Line

c. 1882-1895

yellow-brown wax

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 13 916 x 17 12 x 7 in.

in wax base at proper left side corner: Degas
on back of base, on tape: 41

Acc. No.: 93.62

Credit Line: Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon

Photo credit: Image courtesy of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • 1993, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Gift, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, accessed July 27, 2018
  • 1995 Campbell
    Sara Campbell, A Catalogue of Degas Bronzes, Apollo CXLII, no. 402, August 1995, p. 12
  • 1997 Barriault
    Anne B. Barriault, Selections, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1997, p. 74, 75, repr.
  • 2001 Dumas and Brenneman
    Anne Dumas, David A. Brenneman, Degas and America: The Early Collectors, Atlanta, High Museum of Art, 2001, p. 232-233
  • 2002 Czestochowski and Pingeot
    Joseph S. Czestochowski and Anne Pingeot, Degas Sculptures: Catalogue Raisonné of the Bronzes, Memphis, International Arts, 2002, p. 126-127
  • 2009 Campbell
    Sara Campbell, Degas in the Norton Simon Museum. Nineteenth Century Art, New Haven & London, Yale University Press with Norton Simon Art Foundation, 2009, Vol II, p. 351-353, 504