1834 - 1917
stamped Degas and with the foundry mark A.A. Hébrard Cire Perdue and numbered 20/F
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
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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