Overview

No overview available.

Inscription

on top of base in front left corner: Degas [stamped replica of artist's signature]; stamped on side of base in rear right corner: CIRE PERDUE AAHEBRARD / 56/O

Marks and Labels

FM: CIRE PERDUE AAHEBRARD

Provenance

(Adrien-Aurélien Hébrard [1865-1937], Paris); sold 12 July 1926 to (Flechtheim, Dusseldorf).[1] private collection, France;[2] (sale, Sotheby's, London, 29 November 1967, no. 14); purchased by (Hector Brame, Paris) for Paul Mellon [1907-1999], Upperville, Virginia;[3] gift 1985 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1978
Degas, Virginia Museum, Richmond, 1978, no. 38, repro.
1984
Degas: The Dancers, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1984-1985, no. 24.
1996
Obras Maestras de la National Gallery of Art de Washington, Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City, 1996-1997, unnumbered catalogue, 168-169, color repro.
2005
Breaking the Mold: Sculpture in Paris from Daumier to Rodin, The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, 2005-2006, unnumbered catalogue, fig. 142.
2010
Edgar Degas: Figures in Motion, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, 2010 (used as the catalogue: Joseph S. Czestochowski and Anne Pingeot, Degas - Sculptures, Memphis, 2002).
Bibliography
1991
Pingeot, Anne. Degas Sculptures. Paris, 1991: no. 37.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 70, repro.
1995
Campbell, Sara. "A Catalogue of Degas' Bronzes." Apollo 142 (August 1995): 10-48, no. 56.
2002
Czestochowski, Joseph S., and Anne Pingeot. Degas--Sculptures. Catalogue Raisonné of the Bronzes. Memphis, 2002: 231.
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. 18, 150-151, color repro.
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