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Edgar Degas

Danseuse mettant son bas, première étude

Auction Closed

May 18, 09:51 PM GMT

Estimate

400,000 - 600,000 USD

Lot Details

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Property of a Private Collector

Edgar Degas

1834 - 1917

Danseuse mettant son bas, première étude


stamped with artist's signature and numbered 29/D; stamped with the foundry mark A.A. Hébrard, Cire-Perdue

bronze

height: 18 ¼ in.

46.4 cm.

Conceived in wax between 1890-1911; this example executed in an edition numbered A to T, plus two casts marked HER and HER.D. 

Walter Halvorsen, London (acquired from the estate of the artist) 
J.K. Thannhauser, Berlin, (acquired from the above on 12 August 1929)
Gottlieb Duttweiler, Zurich (acquired from the above on 20 May 1936)
Private Collection, Europe
Christie's London, 3 February 2003, lot 51 (consigned by the above)
Peter Findlay, New York (acquired from the above) 
Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York (acquired from the above)
Acquired from the above in 2004 by the present owner
John Rewald, Degas. Works in Sculpture. A Complete Catalogue, New York, 1944, no. LVI, p. 121, illustration of another cast
Franco Russoli and Fiorella Minervino, L'opera completa di Degas, Milan, 1970, no. S 14, p. 141, illustration of the wax model
Charles W. Millard, The Sculpture of Edgar Degas, Princeton, 1976, no. 104, another cast illustrated
John Rewald, Degas's Complete Sculpture, A Catalogue Raisonné, San Francisco, 1990, no. LVI, pp. 150-51, illustration of the wax model and another cast
Anne Pingeot and Frank Horvat, Degas Sculptures, Paris, 1991, no. 14, pp. 128-29 and 159, illustration of another cast
Sarah Campbell, "Degas. The Sculptures. A Catalogue Raisonné," Apollo, vol. CXLII, no. 29, August 1995, p. 25, illustration of another cast
Joseph S. Czestochowski and Anne Pingeot, Degas Sculptures. Catalogue Raisonné of the Bronzes, Memphis, 2002, no. 29, pp. 178-79, illustration of another cast 
Sara Cambell, Richard Kendall, Daphne Barbour and Shelley Sturman, Degas in the Norton Simon Museum, London, 2009, no. 80, pp. 408-11, illustration of another cast (titled Dancer putting on her stocking)
Suzanne Glover Lindsay, Daphne S. Barbour and Shelley G. Sturman, Edgar Degas Sculpture, Princeton, 2010, no. 38, p. 235, illustration of the the wax