EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)
EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)
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Portrait, tête appuyée sur la main

EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)
Portrait, tête appuyée sur la main
stamped with the signature 'Degas' (on the left shoulder); numbered and stamped with the foundry mark '62/J A.A. HÉBRARD CIRE PERDUE' (on the right shoulder)
bronze with brown patina
height: 4 5⁄8 in. (11.8 cm.)
Conceived between 1882-1895 and cast between 1919-1937 or later
Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Berlin, by 15 July 1926.
The Lefevre Gallery (Alex Reid & Lefevre, Ltd.), London, by 1950.
Private collection, Europe, by June 1998.
Lillian Browse, London, by 1999, and thence by descent to the present owner.
J. Rewald, Degas Sculpture, The Complete Works, Zurich, 1957, no. XXIX, p. 147 (another cast illustrated pl. 63).
F. Russoli & F. Minervino, L'opera completa di Edgar Degas, Milan, 1970, no. S71, p. 144 (another cast illustrated p. 145).
C. Millard, The Sculpture of Edgar Degas, Princeton, 1976, p. xviii, (the wax model illustrated pl. 121).
S. Campbell, 'Degas, Sculptures, A Catalogue Raisonné', in Apollo, vol. CXLII, no. 402, August 1995, no. 62-J, p. 41 (another cast illustrated).
J. Czestochowski & A. Pingeot, Degas Sculptures, Catalogue raisonné of the bronzes, Memphis, 2002, no. 62-J, pp. 243 & 287 (another cast illustrated pp. 242 & 243).
S. Campbell, R. Kendall, D. Barbour & S. Sturman, Degas in the Norton Simon Museum, vol. II, New Haven & London, 2009, no. 100, pp. 481-484 & 548 (another cast illustrated pp. 481,482 & 483).
M. Schwander, Edgar Degas, The Late Work, Ostfildern, 2012, p. 167 (another cast illustrated).
London, The Lefevre Gallery, Degas, May - June 1950, no. 25.
London, Browse & Darby, Edgar Degas, Bronzes, May - June 1999, no. 19. (illustrated).

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