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

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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)


Degas, Edgar (Sculptor)
Hébrard, Adrien-A. (Founder)


Bronze, cast


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

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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

39.8 cm30 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

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


Early 20th century
Circa 1925 CE - Circa 1935 1935 CE


After Edgar Degas, (Rewald No. XXXVIII)

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Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Bronze, cast

Inscription or legends present

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

Inscription present: in square frame

  • Method of creation: In relief
  • 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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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 7 January 2022 Last processed: Friday 7 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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