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Edgar Degas

Cheval au galop sur le pied droit, le pied gauche arrière seul touchant terre ; jockey monté sur le cheval

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Estimate:

80,000

to
- 120,000 EUR

Property from a Private European Collection | Provenant d'une Collection Particulière Européenne

Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas

Cheval au galop sur le pied droit, le pied gauche arrière seul touchant terre ; jockey monté sur le cheval

Cheval au galop sur le pied droit, le pied gauche arrière seul touchant terre ; jockey monté sur le cheval

Estimate:

80,000

to
- 120,000 EUR

Lot sold:

151,200

EUR

Property from a Private European Collection

Edgar Degas

1834 - 1917

Cheval au galop sur le pied droit, le pied gauche arrière seul touchant terre ; jockey monté sur le cheval


stamped Degas, numbered 25/M, inscribed with the foundry mark CIRE PERDUE A HEBRARD (on the base); numbered 35/M (under the jockey's foot)

bronze

height : 24,5 cm; 9⅝ in.; hauteur: 24,5 cm; 9⅝ in.


Original wax model executed in 1865-81; the bronze version cast later in an edition of 22 numbered A to T and 2 casts reserved for the heirs of the artist and for the founder Hebrard.

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Provenant d'une Collection Particulière Européenne

Edgar Degas

1834 - 1917

Cheval au galop sur le pied droit, le pied gauche arrière seul touchant terre ; jockey monté sur le cheval


porte le cachet Degas, numéroté 25/M, porte la marque du fondeur CIRE PERDUE A HEBRARD (sur la terrasse); numéroté 35/M (sous le pied du cavalier)

bronze

height : 24,5 cm; 9⅝ in.; hauteur: 24,5 cm; 9⅝ in.


Modèle original en cire exécuté en 1865-81; épreuve en bronze fondue ultérieurement dans une édition de 22 exemplaires numérotés A à T et deux tirages réservés aux héritiers de l'artiste et au fondeur Hébrard.

Dark reddish-brown patina. There is some superficial wear overall, most predominately at the contact points. There are a few spots of accretion notably in the crevices. Surface is a bit dusty and there is some minor surface dirt in deepest crevices. This work is in overall very good condition.


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Galerie d'Art Moderne, Paris 
Private Collection (acquired circa 1950)
Thence by descent to the present owner
John Rewald, Edgar Degas, Works in Sculpture: A Complete Catalogue, New York, 1944, another example illustrated p. 20
John Rewald, Degas Sculpture, The Complete Works, Zurich, 1957, another example illustrated p. 143
Franco Russoli & Fiorella Minervino, L'opera completa di Degas, Milan, 1970, another example illustrated p. 144
Charles W. Millard, The Sculpture of Edgar Degas, Princeton, 1976, another example illustrated p. 14
John Rewald, Degas's Complete Sculpture, Catalogue Raisonné, San Francisco, 1990, pp. 70-71
Anne Pingeot & Frank Horvat, Degas Sculptures, Paris, 1991, p. 176
Joseph S. Czestochwski and Anne Pingeot, Degas Sculptures, Catalogue Raisonne of the Bronzes, Memphis, 2002, another example illustrated p.170
Yverdon, Hôtel de Ville & Zurich, Kunsthaus, De Daumier à Picasso, 1956, nos. 29 & 35
Lausanne, Palais de Beaulieu, Chefs-d'oeuvre des collections suisses de Manet à Picasso,1964, no. 17
Paris, Orangerie des Tuileries, Chefs-d'oeuvre des collections suisses de Manet à Picasso, 1967, no. 14
Tokyo, Seibu Museum of Art; Kyoto City Museum of Art and Fukuoka Prefectural Cultural Center, Edgar Degas, 1976- 1977, no. 85
Lausanne, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Fantaisie équestre, 1982, no. 99
Lausanne, Fondation de l'Hermitage, L'Impressionnisme dans les collections romandes, 1984, no. 33
Geneva, Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Animaux d'art et d'histoire. Bestiaire des collections genevoises, 2000, no. 274
Francfort, Städel Museum, En passant. Impressionism in sculpture, 2020, no. 47, illustrated in the catalogue np.