Edgar Degas

Cheval au trot, les pieds ne touchant pas le sol

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November 15, 10:48 PM GMT


300,000 - 500,000 USD

Lot Details


Lumières: The Levy Family Collection

Edgar Degas

1834 - 1917

Cheval au trot, les pieds ne touchant pas le sol

inscribed with artist's signature and numbered 49/T; stamped with the foundry mark A. A. HébrardCire Perdue


length (including base): 10¾ in.

46.4 cm

Conceived in wax circa 1879-81; this example executed in an edition numbered A to T, plus 2 casts marked HER and HER.D.

E. V. Thaw & Co., New York
Jay D. McEvoy, California
Benefit Auction, The Dallas Museum of Art Dallas, 20 May 1978, lot 15
Acquired from the above by the present owner 
John Rewald, Degas Works in Sculpture: A Complete Catalogue, New York, 1944, pp. 44-45, illustration of another cast 
John Rewald and Leonard von Matt, Degas Sculpture: The Complete Works, New York, 1956, no. XI, pls. 13 & 20-21, illustrations of another cast
Exh. Cat., Saratoga, National Museum of Racing, Degas' Racing World, 1968, no. 120, n.p., illustration of another cast
Jacques Lassaigne and Fiorella Minervino, Tout l'oeuvre peint de Degas, Paris, 1974, no. S51, p. 43, illustration of another cast
Charles W. Millard, The Sculpture of Edgar Degas, Princeton, 1976, p. 23, illustration of another cast  
John Rewald, Studies in Post-Impressionism, Paris, 1986, p. 125, illustration of another cast  
John Rewald, Degas's Complete Sculpture, Catalogue Raisonné, New Edition, San Francisco, 1990, no. XI, pp. 64-5, illustration of another cast 
Sara Campbell, "Degas: The Sculptures, A Catalogue Raisonné," Apollo, vol. CXLII, no. 402, London, August 1995, p. 34, illustration of another cast in color
Joseph S. Czestochowski and Anne Pingeot, Degas Sculptures, Catalogue Raisonné of the Bronzes, Milan, 2002, no. 49, p. 217, illustration of another cast 
Sara Campbell, Richard Kendall, Daphne S. Barbour and Shelley Sturman, Degas in the Norton Simon Museum, vol. II, Pasadena, 2009, pp. 244-47 & 538-39, p. 245, illustration of another cast 
Suzanne Glover Lindsay, Daphne S. Barbour and Shelley G. Sturman, Edgar Degas Sculpture, Washington, D.C., 2010, p. 89, illustration of another cast in color
San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Dallas, Dallas Museum of Art; Bilbao, Guggenheim Bilbao, Degas to Picasso: The Artist and the Camera, 1999-2000, no. 18, p.1, illustrated