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Danseuse saluant: M.5-1990

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Titles

Danseuse saluant
Translated as: Dancer bowing (The Curtain Call)
(Dancer bowing [The Curtain Call])

Maker(s)

Degas, Edgar (Sculptor)

Description

Figure of dancer, red wax, with pieces of wire in the hands (Rewald XXXII); on wooden base.

Notes

History note: Degas heirs, 1917; A.A. Hébrard; Nelly Hébrard; sold 1955 to M. Knoedler & Co., New York; sold 1956 to Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon, Upperville, VA.

Legal notes

Given by Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon in honour of Professor Michael Jaffé, Director 1973-1990.

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1990-06-11) by Mellon, Paul, Mr and Mrs

Dating

4th quarter 19th Century
Circa 1882 CE - 1895 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Figure composed of wax ( brown) wire Base composed of wood (plant material) Wax Height 22.7 cm
With Base Height 24.7 cm Length 17.8 cm Width 13.6 cm

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: signed Degas on wax base

  • Text: Degas
  • Location: On base
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.5-1990
Primary reference Number: 30435
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_5_1990
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 November 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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