EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)
EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)
EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)
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L'écolière, Jeune femme marchant dans la rue

EDGAR DEGAS (1834-1917)
L'écolière, Jeune femme marchant dans la rue
stamped with signature, numbered and stamped with foundry mark 'Degas 4/20 A.A. HEBRARD CIRE PERDUE' (Lugt 658; on the top of the base)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.)
Original wax model executed circa 1880-1881; this bronze version cast in 1956 in an edition numbered A to T, plus two casts reserved for the Degas heirs and the founder Hébrard marked HER.D and HER, respectively
Galerie de L’Élysée (Alex Maguy), Paris.
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York (acquired from the above, October 1959).
Joan Whitney Payson, New York (acquired from the above, November 1968).
Frances Lasker and Sidney F. Brody, Los Angeles.
Gift from the above to the late owner, by 2007.
J. Rewald, Degas, Works in Sculpture, A Complete Catalogue, New York, 1944, p. 28 (original wax model illustrated, p. 144).
J. Rewald and L. von Matt, Degas Sculpture, The Complete Works, New York, 1956, no. LXXIV (another cast illustrated, fig. 25).
J. Lassaigne and F. Minervino, Tout l'oeuvre peint de Degas, Paris, 1974, p. 144, no. S 74 (original wax model illustrated, p. 145).
C.W. Millard, The Sculpture of Edgar Degas, Princeton, 1979, p. xi, no. 32 (original wax model illustrated).
I. Dunlop, Degas, Paris, 1979, p. 8, no. 202 (another cast illustrated, p. 219).
J. Rewald, Degas's Complete Sculpture, Catalogue Raisonné, San Francisco, 1990, p. 186, no. LXXIV (another cast illustrated; original wax model illustrated, p. 187).
A. Pingeot, Degas Sculptures, Paris, 1991, p. 190, no. 74 (original wax model illustrated).
S. Campbell, "Degas, The Sculptures, A Catalogue Raisonné," Apollo, vol. CXLII, no. 402, August 1995, p. 48 (another cast illustrated, fig. 72).
J.S. Czestochowski and A. Pingeot, Degas Sculptures, Catalogue Raisonné of the Bronzes, Memphis, 2002, pp. 57-59 and 268, no. 74 (another cast illustrated, p. 57, figs. 18 and 19; another cast illustrated in color and original wax model illustrated, p. 268).
S. Campbell, R. Kendall, D.S. Barbour and S.G. Sturman, Degas in the Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, 2009, vol. II, pp. 474-476 and 556-557, no. 98 (original wax model illustrated, p. 474, fig. 98a, and another cast illustrated in color, p. 475).
S.G. Lindsay, D.S. Barbour and S.G. Sturman, Edgar Degas Sculpture, The Collections of the National Gallery of Art, Princeton, 2010, pp. 323-329 and 330, nos. 57 and 58 (original wax model illustrated, p. 324, fig. 3; original wax model illustrated in color, pp. 323 and 326 and another cast illustrated in color, p. 329).

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