433
433

PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

Edgar Degas
FEMME ASSISE S'ESSUYANT LE CÔTÉ GAUCHE
Estimate
180,000250,000
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433

PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

Edgar Degas
FEMME ASSISE S'ESSUYANT LE CÔTÉ GAUCHE
Estimate
180,000250,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Edgar Degas
1834 - 1917
FEMME ASSISE S'ESSUYANT LE CÔTÉ GAUCHE
Stamped Degas and with the foundry mark Cire Perdue A.A. Hébrard and numbered 46/O
Bronze
Height: 13 5/8 in.
34.6 cm
Conceived in 1896-1911; this example cast in or after 1938.
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Provenance

Svensk-Franska Konstgalleriet, Stockholm (possibly)
Mr. & Mrs. Gustaf Söderlund, Sweden (acquired circa 1948)
Thence by descent

Exhibited

Stockholm, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Cézanne till Picasso, fransk konst i svensk ägo, 1954, no. 420

Literature

John Rewald, Degas Works in Sculpture, A Complete Catalogue, London, 1944, no. LXIX illustration of the wax version pl. 134; illustration of another cast pl. 135
Jacques Lassaigne & Fiorello Minervino, Tout l'oeuvre peint de Degas, Paris, 1974, no. S67, illustration of another cast p. 145
Charles W. Millard, The Sculpture of Edgar Degas, Princeton, 1976, illustration of another cast pl. 133
John Rewald, Degas Works in Sculpture, San Francisco, 1990, no. LXIX, illustration of another cast pp. 176-77 & in color p. 200
Sara Campbell, "Degas: The Sculpture, A Catalogue Raisonné," in Apollo, August 1995, no. 46, illustration of another cast p. 33
Joseph S. Czestochowski & Anne Pingeot, eds., Degas Sculptures, Catalogue Raisonné of the Bronzes, Memphis, 2002, no. 46, illustrations of other casts pp. 211-12

Catalogue Note

The present work was previously in the collection of Mr. & Mrs. Gustaf Söderlund, prominent Swedish collectors who amassed works by Matisse, Léger, Renoir and Chagall, among others. Gustaf Söderlund was a successful banker and served as director of the Scandinavian Bank for many years (see fig. 1). 

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