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Provenance

(A.-A. Hébrard, Paris);[1] sold to (M. Knoedler & Company, New York); given or sold 1956 to John Rewald [1912-1994], New York;[2] sold April 1968 to Paul Mellon [1907-1999], Upperville, Virginia; gift 1985 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1999
An Enduring Legacy: Masterpieces from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1999-2000, as Dressed Ballet Dancer (Petite Danseuse de Quatorze Ans), no cat.

Bibliography

1957
Rewald, John. Degas Sculpture. New York, 1957: 144.
1976
Millard, Charles W. The Sculpture of Edgar Degas. Princeton, 1976.
1979
Failing, Patricia. "The Degas bronzes Degas never knew." Art News (April 1979): 38+.
1991
Gingold, Diane J. and Elizabeth A.C. Weil. The Corporate Patron. New York, 1991: 109, color repro.
1991
Pingeot, Anne. Degas Sculptures. Paris, 1991: no. 73.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 67, repro.
1995
Barbour, Daphne. "Degas's 'Little Dancer': Not Just a Study in the Nude." Art Journal 54 (Summer 1995): 28+, repro.
1995
Campbell, Sara. "A Catalogue of Degas' Bronzes." Apollo 142 (August 1995): 10-48, 46-47.
1997
Henderson, Anne. "Portraits & Personalities." Washington Parent (November 1997): 14, repro.
1998
Hargrove, June. "Degas's 'Little 14-year-old Dancer:' Madonna of the Third Republic?" Sculpture Journal 2 (1998): 9+, repro.
1998
Hargrove, June. "Degas's 'Little Dancer' in the World of Pantomime." Apollo 147 (February 1998): 15+, repro.
2010
Lindsay, Suzanne Glover, Daphne S. Barbour, and Shelley G. Sturman. Edgar Degas Sculpture. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2010: no. 16, 138-143, color repro.

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