5 Exquisite Degas Sculptures

5. Arabesque Over The Right Leg

ArtistEdgar DegasArtist InfoFrench, 1834 - 1917TitleArabesque over the Right Leg, Right Hand near the Ground, Left Arm Outstretched (First Arabesque Penchée)Datedc. 1885/1890ClassificationSculptureMediumbrown wax CreditCollection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
ArtistEdgar DegasArtist InfoFrench, 1834 – 1917TitleArabesque over the Right Leg, Right Hand near the Ground, Left Arm Outstretched (First Arabesque Penchée)Datedc. 1885/1890ClassificationSculptureMediumbrown wax
CreditCollection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

4. Dancer Looking at the Sole of Her Right Foot

ArtistEdgar DegasArtist InfoFrench, 1834 - 1917TitleDancer Looking at the Sole of Her Right FootDatedc. 1890sClassificationSculpture CreditCollection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
ArtistEdgar DegasArtist InfoFrench, 1834 – 1917TitleDancer Looking at the Sole of Her Right FootDatedc. 1890sClassificationSculpture
CreditCollection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

 

3. Study in the Nude Dancer

ArtistEdgar DegasArtist InfoFrench, 1834 - 1917 CreditCollection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
ArtistEdgar DegasArtist InfoFrench, 1834 – 1917
CreditCollection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

 

2. Woman Seated in an Armchair, Wiping Her Left Armpit

ArtistEdgar DegasArtist InfoFrench, 1834 - 1917TitleWoman Seated in an Armchair, Wiping Her Left Armpit CreditCollection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
ArtistEdgar DegasArtist InfoFrench, 1834 – 1917TitleWoman Seated in an Armchair, Wiping Her Left Armpit
CreditCollection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

1. Horse Galloping, Turning the Head to the Right, the Feet Not Touching the Ground

ArtistEdgar DegasArtist InfoFrench, 1834 - 1917TitleHorse Galloping, Turning the Head to the Right, the Feet Not Touching the GroundDatedmid 1870s CreditCollection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
ArtistEdgar DegasArtist InfoFrench, 1834 – 1917TitleHorse Galloping, Turning the Head to the Right, the Feet Not Touching the GroundDatedmid 1870s
CreditCollection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington

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Do not under any circumstances re-distribute these pieces without conforming to National Gallery of Art’s guidelines on sharing and using these images.

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