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Title(s):

Horse Walking Cheval marchant au pas relevé

Maker(s) &
Production:

Degas, Edgar, sculptor, French artist, 1834-1917, Paris, Colmar
Hébrard, Adrien-A., caster, bronze founder, 1865-1937, Paris, Colmar

Category:

sculpture

Name:

animal figure

Date:

circa 1919 1921
wax model c. 1870, cast 1919-21, or before 1924 when exhibited in Glasgow

Period:

early 20th century

Description:

Horse walking to the left. Bronze, cast. The horse has its right foreleg and its left rear leg raised

Technique:

casting (process); whole; lost wax process

Material(s):

bronze; figure
wood (plant material); base

Technique
Description:

bronze, cast

Dimension(s):

height, bronze, 23.4, cm
length, bronze, 23.2, cm
diameter, bronze, 8.5, cm
height, base, 4.0, cm
length, base, 26.0, cm
diameter, base, 14.0, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1951; Moore Turner, Percy

Provenance:

Halvorsen, Glasgow, 1924; Percy Moore Turner

Acquisition Credit:

Given by Percy Moore Turner

Inscription(s):

mark; incised; Degas
mark; incised; 11/J; the 11 is above the J; Hébrard's number 11 and J indicating that it was the 10th cast
; in relief; CIRE/PERDUE/AA HEBRARD; in square frame; founder's mark

Exhibition(s):

Drawings by Sculptors. 1994-01-18 - 1994-04-10
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Catalogue number: 41

The Sculpture of Degas. 1982-03-27 - 1982-09-04
Catalogue number: 4

Degas ?. 1924 - 1924
Organiser: Halvorsen
Venue: Glasgow

Documentation:

The Fitzwilliam Museum. 1994. Drawings by Sculptors.Cambridge (Cambs.): The Fitzwilliam Museum
Publ. no. 41

, Arts Council of Great Britain1982. The Sculpture of Degas.p. pp. 7, 38
Publ. p. 38, no. 4, illustrated p. 7

Czestochowski, Joseph S.. Pingeot, Anne. 2002. Degas Sculptures, Catalogue Raisonné of the Bronzes.Memphis, USA: Torch Press and International Artsp. 142-3
Cf. Another example, and a list of known casts. The Fitzwilliam's example is J.

Campbell, Sara. A Catalogue of Degas' Bronzes.London:
Source Title: Apollo CXLII () : pp. 11-48
p. pp. 11-48
Publ. Mentioned on p. 16, under bronze no. 11 (Fig. 11), Horse Walking, J.

Accession:

Object Number: M.11-1951
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 13612; input: 2000-10-03; modified: 2012-09-20)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/13612





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