Horseracing, theatre performances and dancers were amongst Degas' favourite subjects. When his eyesight deteriorated he turned increasingly to sculpture. He often depicted movement such as this woman drying herself. Her movement and smooth skin contrast with the static mass and raw structure of the chair upon which she sits.
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|Title||Seated Woman Wiping her Left Hip|
|Material and technique||Bronze|
Sculpture > Three-dimensional object > Art object
Width 50.5 cm
Depth 28 cm
Height 46 cm
|Accession number||BEK 1241 (MK)|
|Credits||Schenking / Donation: Vroom & Dreesmann 1950|
|Age artist||Between 57 and 83 years old|
Impressionisme: Een schone kijk (1992)
The Collection Enriched (2011)
De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
Boijmans bij de Buren - Meesterlijk! (2019)
|Geographical origin||France > Western Europe > Europe|
|Place of manufacture||Paris > France > Western Europe > Europe|
All about the artist
Parijs 1834 - Parijs 1917
Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas was admitted to the Ecole des Beaux-Arts of Paris in 1855. He took a number of study trips to Italy and initially painted mainly...Bekijk het volledige profiel