Degas's Multimedia Sculpture "The Tub"
Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917), The Tub, modeled c. 1889; cast 1919–21, Bronze, No. 26, Modèle cast Norton Simon Art Foundation
- 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Edgar Degas modeled in wax and clay throughout his career, producing hundreds of small-scale, informal studies of horses, dancers and bathers that were seen only by close friends and visitors. The Tub is one of the most remarkable of these works, with a variety of media in an unconventional format. Explore Degas’s process in creating this sculpture, and develop a new appreciation for this piece.
- The program is free with admission and limited to 20 participants.
- Meets in Entrance Gallery