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Edgar Degas

Danseuse au repos, les mains sur les reins, la jambe droite en avant

Estimate:

150,000

to
- 250,000 USD

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas

Danseuse au repos, les mains sur les reins, la jambe droite en avant

Danseuse au repos, les mains sur les reins, la jambe droite en avant

Estimate:

150,000

to
- 250,000 USD

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

Edgar Degas

1834 - 1917

Danseuse au repos, les mains sur les reins, la jambe droite en avant


Stamped Degas and with the foundry mark A.A. Hébrard Cire Perdue and numbered 41/HER

Bronze

Height: 17 3/4 in. (45.1 cm)

Conceived circa 1890 and cast in bronze after 1919 in an edition of 20 numbered A to T plus 2 casts reserved for the Degas heirs marked HER.D and HER by the A.A. Hébrard Foundry, Paris.

Dark brown patina. There is some surface dust and accretions in crevices. Some of the crevices contain evidence of verdigris. There is some extremely minor patina rubbing to the extremities, such as the figure's proper left elbow. The work is in good condition.


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Hébrard Collection, Paris
Galerie Marcel Bernheim, Paris
Private Collection, Europe (acquired in the 1970s and sold: Christie's, London, June 20, 2012, lot 30)
Acquired at the above sale
John Rewald, Degas, Works in Sculpture, A Complete Catalogue, London, 1944, p. 22, no. XXIII, illustration of another cast pp. 72-73
John Rewald, Degas Sculpture, The Complete Works, London, 1956, p. 145, no. XXIII, illustration of another cast pls. 55-56
Franco Russoli & Fiorella Minervino, L'opera completa di Degas, Milan, 1970, no. S. 22, illustration of another cast p. 141
Charles W. Millard, The Sculptures of Edgar Degas, Princeton, 1976, no. 47, illustration of another cast p. xii
John Rewald, Studies in Post-Impressionism, New York, 1986, no. 33, illustration of another cast p. 142
John Rewald, Degas, Complete Sculpture, Catalogue Raisonné, San Francisco, 1990, no. XXII, illustration of another cast pp. 82-83
Anne Pingeot & Frank Horvat, Degas Sculptures, Paris, 1991, no. 24, illustration of another cast p. 164
Sarah Campbell, "Degas, The Sculptures, A Catalogue Raisonné," in Apollo, vol. CXLII, no. 402, August 1995, illustration of another cast p. 30
Joseph Czestochowski & Anne Pingeot, Degas Sculptures: Catalogue Raisonné of the Bronzes, Memphis, 2002-03, no. 41, illustrations of another cast pp. 200-01
Sara Campbell, Richard Kendall, Daphne Barbour & Shelley Sturman, Degas in the Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, 2009, no. 57, illustrations of another cast pp. 320-21