Artist Edgar Degas, French, 1834-1917
  • Spanish Dancer
Date 1900
Medium Bronze, black patina
Dimensions Overall: 17 × 6 1/2 × 8 1/4 inches, 7.1 pounds (43.2 × 16.5 × 21 cm, 3.2 kg)
Credit Line Gift of Robert H. Tannahill
Accession Number 69.302
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Signed Signed on base, in front of left foot: Degas
Marks Stamp, on base, near left heel: Cast 45/Q. Cire/Perdue /A. Mal...[indistinct]
Stamp, on back edge of base: 45/Q
until 1961, (Fine Arts Associated, Inc., New York, New York, USA);
until 1969, purchased by Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969] (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA);
1969-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Rewald, J. Degas Sculpture. New York, 1956, pl. 47 (ill.).

The Robert Hudson Tannahill Bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1970, pp. 121, 127, 134 (ill.).

Reff, Theodore. "The Degas of Detroit." Bulletin of the DIA 53, no. 1 (1974): 26-41, p. 40 (ill.).

The Influence of Paris: European and American Sculpture 1830-1930. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1981, cat. no. 10, p. 16 (ill.).

Campbell, Sara. "A Catalogue of Degas' Bronzes." Apollo 142, no. 402 (August 1995): 10–48, p. 3, no. 45Q.