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Edgar Degas

DANSE ESPAGNOLE

Estimate: 150,000 - 250,000 USD

Edgar Degas

DANSE ESPAGNOLE

Estimate: 150,000 - 250,000 USD
Lot sold:151,200USD

Description

EDGAR DEGAS

1834 - 1917

DANSE ESPAGNOLE


stamped Degas and with the foundry mark A.A. Hébrard Cire Perdue and numbered 20/F

bronze

height: 16 1/4 in.; 41.3 cm

conceived circa 1885 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

Condition report

The work is in very good condition. Dark brown patina. Some light surface dust and dirt in crevices. Minor rubbing to the extremeties of the bronze.


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Provenance

Galerie Beyeler, Basel, by 1953
Galerie Georges Moos, Paris
From whom acquired by M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1955
From whom acquired by Mrs. Allen Manus, Ontario, May 1956
Private Collection, New Jersey
Richard L. Feigen & Co., New York
From whom acquired by Robert Carmel, New York, 1985
By whose estate sold, New York, Christie's, 13 November 1996, lot 28
There acquired

Literature

J. Rewald, Degas, Works in Sculpture, A Complete Catalogue, New York 1944, p. 27, no. LXVI, reproduction of another cast p. 130
L. Browse, Degas Dancers, London 1949, no. 154, reproduction of another cast n.p.
J. Rewald & L. Von Matt, Degas Sculpture, The Complete Works, Zurich 1956, no. LXVI, reproduction of another cast pl. 51
P. Cabanne, Edgar Degas, Paris 1959, reproduction of another cast p. 61
F. Russoli & F. Minervino, L'opera completa di Degas, Milan 1970, no. S16, reproduction of another cast p. 141
C.W. Millard, The Sculpture of Edgar Degas, Princeton 1976, no. 69, reproduction of another cast n.p.
J. & M. Guillaud, Degas, Form and Space, Paris 1984, no. 180, reproduction of another cast n.p.
R. Gordon & A. Forge, Degas, New York 1988, reproduction of another cast p. 209
J. Rewald, Degas's Complete Sculpture, Catalogue raisonné, San Francisco 1990, no. LXVI, reproduction of the wax version p. 170 & of another cast p. 171
A. Pingeot, Degas Sculptures, Paris 1991, no. 16, reproduction of another cast p. 160
S. Campbell, "Degas, The Sculptures, A Catalogue Raisonné," in Apollo, vol. CXLII, no. 402, August 1995, no. 20, reproduction of another cast p. 20
J.S. Czestochowski & A. Pingeot, Degas Sculptures, Catalogue raisonné of the Bronzes, Memphis 2002, no. 20, reproduction of another cast in color pp. 160-61
S. Campbell, R. Kendall, D. Barbour & S. Sturman, Degas in the Norton Simon Museum, vol. II, Pasadena 2009, no. 51, reproduction of another cast in pp. 298-99
S. Lindsay, D. Barbour & S. Sturman, Edgar Degas Sculpture, Washington, D.C. 2010, reproduction of the wax version p. 369

Exhibited

Paris, Galerie A.A. Hébrard, Exposition des sculptures de Degas, 1921, no. 16
New York, The Grolier Club, Prints, Drawings and Bronzes by Degas, 1922, no. 73
Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Tableaux français, 1953, no. 33, reproduced in the catalogue