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

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EDGAR DEGAS | GRANDE ARABESQUE, TROISIÈME TEMPS
EDGAR DEGAS | GRANDE ARABESQUE, TROISIÈME TEMPS
EDGAR DEGAS | GRANDE ARABESQUE, TROISIÈME TEMPS
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EDGAR DEGAS | GRANDE ARABESQUE, TROISIÈME TEMPS

Estimate:

500,000 - 700,000 USD

True Connoisseurship: The Collection of Ezra and Cecile Zilkha

EDGAR DEGAS | GRANDE ARABESQUE, TROISIÈME TEMPS

EDGAR DEGAS | GRANDE ARABESQUE, TROISIÈME TEMPS

Estimate:

500,000 - 700,000 USD

Lot sold:

988,000

USD

Description

True Connoisseurship: The Collection of Ezra and Cecile Zilkha

EDGAR DEGAS

1834 - 1917

GRANDE ARABESQUE, TROISIÈME TEMPS


Stamped Degas, numbered 60/J and stamped with the foundry mark A.A. Hébrard Cire Perdue

Bronze 

Length: 22¼ in.

56.5 cm

Conceived circa 1885-90 and cast before 1930. 

Condition report

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Saleroom Notice

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Provenance

Private Collection (acquired circa 1935)

Private Collection, United States (by descent from the above and sold: Sotheby’s, New York, May 13, 1997, lot 11)

Acquired at the above sale

Literature

John Rewald, Degas, Works in Sculpture, A Complete Catalogue, New York, 1944, no. XXXIX, illustration of another cast p. 94

John Rewald, L'Oeuvre sculpté de Degas, Zurich, 1957, no. XXXIX, illustrations of another cast pl. 44 & p. 153

Franco Russoli & Fiorella Minervino, L'Opera Completa di Degas, Milan, 1970, no. S8, illustration of another cast p. 140

Charles W. Millard, The Sculpture of Edgar Degas, Princeton, 1976, p. 35

The Complete Sculptures of Degas (exhibition catalogue), The Lefevre Gallery, London, 1976, illustration of another cast p. 26

Degas (exhibition catalogue), Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa & The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1988-89, illustration of another cast p. 586 (titled Arabesque penchée and Danseuse, grande arabesque, troisième temps (première étude))

John Rewald, Degas Complete Sculpture, San Francisco, 1990, no. XXXIX, illustrations of the wax and bronze versions pp. 116-18

Anne Pingeot, Degas Sculpture, Paris, 1991, no. 8, illustration of another cast p. 156

Sara Campbell, "Degas, The Sculptures, A Catalogue Raisonné" in Apollo, London, August 1995, no. 60, fig. 58, illustration of another cast p. 40

Joseph S. Czestochowski & Anne Pingeot, Degas Sculptures, Catalogue raisonné of the Bronzes, Memphis, 2002, no. 60, illustration of another cast p. 239

Sara Campbell, Richard Kendall, Daphne Barbour & Shelley Sturman, Degas in the Norton Simon Museum, Nineteenth-Century Art, vol. II, Pasadena, 2009, p. 547, illustrations of another cast pp. 365-67