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Arabesque over the Right Leg, Left Arm in Front (Danseuse, arabsque ouverte sur la jambe droite, bras gauche en avant, deuxième étude)
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Arabesque over the Right Leg, Left Arm in Front
Danseuse, arabsque ouverte sur la jambe droite, bras gauche en avant, deuxième étude
Degas, Edgar (sculptor) [ULAN info: French artist, 1834-1917]
Red-brown wax, with wire armature which projects as fingers from the hands, and from the lifted foot; attached to rectangular wooden base. The nude dancer stands in an arabesque on her right leg with her left arm extended in front.
Colmar, Paris (sculptor) (place)
France, (sculptor) (country)
French (sculptor) (nationality)
red-brown wax with wire armature, on wooden base
height: (whole): 23.6
late 19th Century
circa 1882 to 1895
Given by Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon in honour of Professor Michael Jaffé, Director 1973-1990.
M.6-1990 (Applied Arts)
M.36-1982 - Arabesque over the Right Leg, Left Arm in Front