A nude female figure stands on her straightened right leg and leans down and forward; the left leg is raised high behind her with a pointed toe.
Edgar Degas and A.-A. Hébrard et Cie, foundry, Grande Arabeqsque, Third Time (First Arabesque Penchée), modeled ca. 1882–1895; cast 1919–1921, bronze, 17 7/8 x 22 x 11 1/2 in. (45.4 x 55.9 x 29.2 cm), Gift of Henry W. and Marion H. Bloch, 2015.13.8

Degas, Grande Arabesque, Third Time (First Arabesque Penchée)

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doi: 10.37764/78973.1.902

ArtistEdgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)
ManufacturerA.-A. Hébrard et Cie, foundry (French, 1907–1937)
TitleGrande Arabesque, Third Time (First Arabesque Penchée)
Object Datemodeled ca. 1882–1895; cast 1919–1921
MediumBronze
Dimensions17 7/8 × 22 × 11 1/2 in. (45.4 × 55.88 × 29.21 cm)
InscriptionInscribed on the top left side of the base, on the figure’s proper right side: Degas
Stamped on the top right side of the base, on the figure’s proper left side: 60/M; Stamped on the top right side of the base, to the right of the edition number, on the figure’s proper left side: Cire / Perdue / A. A. Hébrard
Credit LineThe Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Gift of Henry W. and Marion H. Bloch, 2015.13.8

Scholarly research and commentary to be published in 2023.