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Arabesque ouverte sur la jambe droite, le bras gauche en avant, deuxième étude: M.6-1978

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Arabesque ouverte sur la jambe droite, le bras gauche en avant, deuxième étude
Translated as: Arabesque over the right leg, left arm in front
(Arabesque over the right leg, left arm in front, second study)

Maker(s)

Sculptor: Degas, Edgar
Founder: Hébrard, Adrien-A.

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Description

Bronze, cast

Notes

History note: Wildenstein & Co. Ltd., London, 1947; Andrew S.F. Gow, Trinity College, by whom bequeathed through the National Art Collections Fund

Legal notes

From the collection of Andrew Gow, presented by the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 14.5 cm
Height: 30 cm
Length: 39.8 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1978) by Gow, A. S. F.

Dating

Early 20th century
Circa 1925 CE - Circa 1935 CE

Note

After Edgar Degas, (Rewald No. XXXVIII)

People, subjects and objects depicted

Project

  • Sculpture UK

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Degas
  • Method of creation: Incised in original
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1/N
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: in square frame

  • Text: CIRE PERDUE AA HEBRARD
  • Method of creation: In relief
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.6-1978
Primary reference Number: 13705
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_6_1978
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 August 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 17 August 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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