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DEGAS, Edgar

Paris 1834 - Paris 1917

[39/Q] Etude pour une danseuse en arlequin autrefois appelée Danseuse se frottant le genou

[39/Q] Dancer Rubbing Her Knee or Study for a Dancer as Harlequin or Dancer in the Role of Harlequin

c. 1885, cast in the 1920s from a wax sculpture modeled c. 1885

bronze

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 12 x 3 1116 x 6 12 in.

Acc. No.: 1999.9.25

Credit Line: Gift of Molly and Walter Bareiss, B.S. 1940s

Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery / http://artgallery.yale.edu

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Provenance

  • 1999, Gift of Molly and Walter Bareiss, B.S. 1940s

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 22 April 2010 and August 2017
  • 2002 Czestochowski and Pingeot
    Joseph S. Czestochowski and Anne Pingeot, Degas Sculptures: Catalogue Raisonné of the Bronzes, Memphis, International Arts, 2002, p. 196-197
  • 2003 Gross
    Jennifer Gross, ed., Edgar Degas: Defining the Modernist Edge, exh. cat., New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2003, 11, 2931, no. 7, pl. 7
  • 2007 Yale University Art Gallery
    Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat., New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007, 240, pl. 228

Related works

  • Bronze, cast A.A. Hébrard 39/P, Paris, Musée d'Orsay, RF 2091.