Cheval faisant une 'descente de main' by Edgar Degas

Horse with lowered head.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
19 cm
Acquired in:
1978
Bequeathed by:
Andrew S F Gow through The Art Fund

Cast 1919 - 1921 but the original model was most probably of 1865 - 1881. This sculpture is from a collection of works which also includes studies of nudes, dancers, horses, after Donatello's 'David', and portrait studies of Therese Degas and Jules Perrot Debal.

Provenance

Reid and Lefevre, London, 1950; Andrew Gow.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

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