This work has been requested for the exhibition Degas: Figures in Motion, to be held at the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada from January to May 2010.
This work has been requested for the exhibition Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Retrospective, to be held at the Städel Museum, Frankfurt from April to July 2010.
This work was executed in 1911 and cast in bronze at a later date in an edition of 6 plus 2 artist's proofs.
The updated provenance for this lot should read:
The artist's studio (sold: Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, Atelier EdgarDegas, premièrevente, 7th & 8th May 1918, lot 269) Jacques Seligmann, Paris (sold: The American Art Association, New York, 27th January 1921, lot 15) Ambroise Vollard, Paris Paul Cassirer, Amsterdam Alexander Lewin, Monaco (on deposit at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam from 1939) Alix Kurz, Hastings, UK (by descent from the above) Walter Feilchenfeldt, Zurich (acquired from the above in 1984) Alex Reid & Lefevre Gallery, London & Acquavella Galleries, New York (jointly acquired in 1985) Private Collection, USA (sold: Christie's, New York, 12th May 1993, lot 19) Purchased at the above sale by the present owner