Artist Edgar Degas, French, 1834-1917
Foundry A. A. Hebrard
  • Femme assise s'essuyant le cote gauche
Date between 1900 and 1905
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 13 13/16 × 14 11/16 × 9 5/8 inches, 22.6 pounds (35.1 × 37.3 × 24.4 cm, 10.3 kg)
Credit Line Gift of Edward E. Rothman
Accession Number 71.78
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Signed Signed, near right foot: Degas
Marks Stamp, on base, rear right: 46/H
Stamp, rear right: cire perdue/A.A. Hebrard [46 is Hebrard's serial number of the set of 72 bronzes he cast; H is no 8 of 22 casts of each of these models]
Until 1963, (Paul Drey Gallery, New York, New York, USA);
1963-1971, purchased by Edward E. Rothman [1899-1974];
1971-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Rewald, J. Degas, Works in Sculpture. New York, 1944, pp. 28, 134-135, no. 69 (ill.).

von Matt, L. and J. Rewald. Degas, das Plastische Werk. Zurich, 1957, pp. 85-88, pl. 69 (ill.).

Rewald, J. Degas, Works in Sculpture, a Complete Catalogue. New York, 1957, pp. 85-88, pl. 69 (ill.).

Cassatt-Degas. Exh. cat., Midland Center for the Arts and Battle Creek Civic Art Center. Midland and Battle Creek, 1976, no. 26.

Reff, Theodore. "The Degas of Detroit." Bulletin of the DIA 53, no. 1 (1974): pp. 26-44, pp. 26, 43 (ills.).