The tub
Modeled c. 1889; cast 1919-21
Edgar Degas (French, 1834-1917)
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No. 26, Modèle cast


  • Artist Name: Edgar Degas (French, 1834-1917)
  • Title: The tub
  • Date: Modeled c. 1889; cast 1919-21
  • Medium: Copper alloy
  • Dimensions: overall: 8-3/4 x 16-5/16 x 17 in. (22.2 x 41.4 x 43.2 cm); tub: 16-3/8 in. (41.6 cm)
  • Credit Line: Norton Simon Art Foundation
  • Accession Number: M.1977.02.53.S
  • Copyright: © Norton Simon Art Foundation

Object Information

Adrien-Aurélien Hébrard, Paris, to his daughter;
Nelly Hébrard, Paris;
[Alex Reid & Lefevre, London, sold 17 January 1977 to];
Norton Simon Art Foundation.

Redesigned Degas Galleries

  • Norton Simon Museum, 1995-05-04 to 1997-06-01

Original Bronze Foundry Models of Degas Sculpture on loan from the Norton Simon, Inc. Foundation

  • Fogg Art Museum, 1977-01-15 to

The Complete Sculptures of Degas

  • London, Reid & Lefevre Gallery, 1976-11-18 to 1976-12-21

Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor

  • Norton Simon Museum, 2017-11-09 to 2018-04-09
  • Campbell, Sara, Apollo, fig. 26 p. 23
  • The Lefevre Gallery, The Complete Sculptures of Degas, 1976, no. 56 p. 73
  • Sutton, Denys, Edgar Degas: Life and Work, 1986, no. 238 p. 246
  • Campbell, Sara et al., Degas in the Norton Simon Museum, 2009, Fig. 84 p. 423
  • Campbell, Sara, Collector Without Walls: Norton Simon and His Hunt for the Best, 2010, cat. 1397 p. 402
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Additional Artwork by Artist

Arabesque over the right leg, left arm in front Edgar Degas Modeled c. 1882-95; cast 1919-21
Arabesque over the right leg, left arm in line Edgar Degas Modeled 1885-90; cast 1919-21
Arabesque over the right leg, right hand near the ground, left arm outstretched (First arabesque penchée) Edgar Degas Modeled 1885-90; cast 1919-21

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