Cheval au galop sur le pied droit by Edgar Degas
Original wax model executed circa late 1880s-1890s; cast from 1920-1921 by the A.A. Hébrard foundry in an edition of 20, numbered A to T, plus two casts reserved for the Degas heirs and the founder. Bronze with dark brown patina. 12 in (30.5 cm). Sold for £2,617,250 on 20 June 2012 at Christie’s London. (http://www.christies.com/features/11-things-to-know-about-Edgar-Degas-8136-1.aspx?sc_lang=en&cid=EM_EMLcontent0414483E_0&cid=DM87220&bid=83715272)
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