EDGAR DEGAS | GRANDE ARABESQUE, DEUXIÈME TEMPS
True Connoisseurship: The Collection of Ezra and Cecile Zilkha
EDGAR DEGAS | GRANDE ARABESQUE, DEUXIÈME TEMPS
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EDGAR DEGAS | GRANDE ARABESQUE, DEUXIÈME TEMPS

Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 USD
True Connoisseurship: The Collection of Ezra and Cecile Zilkha

EDGAR DEGAS | GRANDE ARABESQUE, DEUXIÈME TEMPS

Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 USD
Lot sold:867,000USD

Description

True Connoisseurship: The Collection of Ezra and Cecile Zilkha

EDGAR DEGAS

1834 - 1917

GRANDE ARABESQUE, DEUXIÈME TEMPS


Stamped Degas, numbered 15F and stamped with the foundry mark A.A. Hébrard Cire Perdue

Bronze 

Length: 24⅜ in.

62 cm

Conceived circa 1885-90 and cast by 1921.

Condition report

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Provenance

Jacques Zoubaloff, Paris (acquired on July 26, 1921)

Edgardo Acosta Gallery, Beverly Hills

Norton & Lucille Ellis Simon, Los Angeles (acquired from the above in 1962)

Acquired from the estate of Lucille Ellis Simon in 2001

Literature

John Rewald, Degas, Works in Sculpture: A Complete Catalogue, New York, 1944, p. 23, no. XXXVI, illustrations of another cast pp. 88-91

Franco Russoli & Fiorella Minervino, L'Opera completa di Degas, Milan, 1970, no. S-6, illustration of another cast p. 140

John Rewald, Degas' Complete Sculpture, Catalogue Raisonné, San Francisco, 1990, no. XXXVI, pp. 90-91, illustration of the wax and another cast pp. 110-11

Sara Campbell, “Degas’ Bronzes” in Apollo, London, August 1995, no. 15, illustration of another cast p. 18

Joseph S. Czestochowski & Anne Pingeot, Degas Sculptures, Catalogue Raisonné of the Bronzes, Memphis, 2002, no. 15, illustration of another cast p. 150

Sara Campbell, Richard Kendall, Daphne Barbour & Shelley Sturman, Degas in the Norton Simon Museum, Nineteenth-Century Art, Vol. II, Pasadena, 2009, p. 513, other casts illustrated pp. 354-56

Exhibited

Saint-Etienne, Musée d'art et d'industrie, Cent sculpteurs de Daumier à nos jours, 1960