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Arabesque ouverte sur la jambe droite, le bras gauche en avant: M.36-1982

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 1

Titles

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

Maker(s)

Sculptor: Degas, Edgar (Model)
Foundry: Hébrard, Adrien-A. (Bronze)
Founder: Palazzolo, Albino (Probably)

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Description

Bronze. The nude dancer stands in arabesque over the right leg, left arm in front. Her supporting foot is within a raised circle in the middle of a square base bearing the artist's signature and caster's mark and number.

Notes

History note: Collection of John McDonnell; purchased by the donor from Roland, Browse & Delbanco, 19 Cork St., London, W.1 in 1949.

Legal notes

Zoe Hadwin Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.3 cm
Height: 20.6 cm
Length: 25.5 cm
Weight: 930 g

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1982-10-11) by Pleister, E. M. Julia, Miss

Dating

20th Century, first half#
Circa 1919 CE - 1937 CE

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
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 14/T
  • Type: Number

Inscription present: framed within a square

  • Text: CIRE/PERDUE/A.A.HÉBRARD
  • Type: Foundry mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.36-1982
Primary reference Number: 13741
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_36_1982
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 November 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 5 June 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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