Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
Property from the Collection of Lew and Edie Wasserman
Edgar Degas (1834-1917)

Danse espagnole

Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
Danse espagnole
stamped with signature, numbered and stamped with foundry mark 'Degas 20/HER.D A.A. HÉBRARD CIRE PERDUE' (Lugt 658; on the top of the base)
bronze with black patina
Height: 16 1/8 in. (41 cm.)
Conceived in 1882-1895; this bronze version cast at a later date in an edition of twenty-two numbered from A to T, plus two casts marked HER and HER.D reserved for the heirs and the founder Hébrard
Albert Gaubier, Copenhagen; sale, Sotheby & Co., London, 22 June 1966, lot 63.
Galerie Europe, Paris (acquired at the above sale).
Acquired from the above by Lew and Edie Wasserman, Los Angeles, September 1966.
J. Rewald, ed., Degas, Works in Sculpture, A Complete Catalogue, New York, 1944, p. 27, no. LXVI (another cast illustrated, p. 130).
J. Rewald, Degas Sculpture, The Complete Works, Zurich, 1956, no. LXVI, p. 156 (another cast illustrated, pl. 51).
F. Russoli and F. Minervino, L'Opera Completa di Degas, Milan, 1970, p. 141, no. S16 (another cast illustrated).
J. Rewald, Degas's Complete Sculpture, Catalogue Raisonné, San Francisco, 1990, pp. 170-171, no. LXVI (wax version illustrated, p. 170; another cast illustrated, p. 171).
S. Campbell, "Degas, The Sculptures: A Catalogue Raisonné," Apollo, vol. CXLII, no. 402, August 1995, pp. 20-21, no. 20 (another cast illustrated, p. 20).
J. S. Czestochowski and A. Pingeot, Degas Sculptures, Catalogue Raisonné of the Bronzes, New York, 2002, p. 161, no. 20 (another cast illustrated in color, p. 160; wax version illustrated, p. 161).

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