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

Arabesque sur la jambe droite, la main droite près de terre, le bras gauche en dehors

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Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
Arabesque sur la jambe droite, la main droite près de terre, le bras gauche en dehors
stamped with signature, numbered and stamped with foundry mark 'Edgar Degas 2/E A.A. HEBRARD CIRE PERDUE' (Lugt 658; on the top of the base)
bronze with dark brown patina
Height: 11 in. (27.9 cm.)
Length: 17 in. (43.2 cm.)
Conceived in 1882-1895; this bronze version cast in 1919-1921 in an edition of twenty-two, numbered A to T plus two casts marked HER and HER.D reserved for the heirs and the founder Hébrard.
Provenance
Galerie Craven, Paris.
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York (acquired from the above, 1964).
Landau Gallery, Los Angeles (acquired from the above, 1965).
Acquired from the above by Lew and Edie Wasserman, Los Angeles, circa 1970.
Literature
J. Rewald, ed., Degas, Works in Sculpture, A Complete Catalogue, New York, 1944, p. 24, no. XLI (another cast illustrated, p. 96).
F. Russoli and F. Minervino, L'Opera Completa di Degas, Milan, 1970, p. 140, no. S8 (another cast illustrated).
J. Rewald, Degas's Complete Sculpture Catalogue Raisonné, San Francisco, 1990, p. 120, no. XLI (wax version illustrated, p. 120; another cast illustrated, p. 121).
S. Campbell, "Degas, The Sculptures: A Catalogue Raisonné," Apollo, vol. CXLII, no. 402, August 1995, p. 12, no. 2 (another cast illustrated).
J. S. Czestochowski and A. Pingeot, Degas Sculptures, Catalogue Raisonné of the Bronzes, New York, 2002, p. 125, no. 2 (another cast illustrated in color, p. 124; wax version illustrated, p. 125).

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