Woman Getting Out of Bath

(c. 1896-1911)/(cast 1919-1932)

Edgar Degas, French, b. Paris, 1834–1917

Bronze, 16 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. (41.9 x 16.6 x 19.7 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.1287

Provenance:
Estate of the Artist, c. 1922-1955
Peridot Gallery, New York, 1955-9 November 1957
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 9 November 1957-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS. "Sculpture in Our Time: Collected by Joseph H. Hirshhorn," 5 May-23 August 1959, no. 27 (not on tour).
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York. "Modern Sculpture from the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection," 3 October 1962-6 January 1963, no. 114.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975.
TAMPA MUSEUM OF ART, Florida. "Degas: Form, Movement and the Antique," 12 March-19 June 2011.

Published References:
REWALD, JOHN. Degas: Works in Sculpture, A Complete Catalogue (New York: Pantheon, 1944), no. 59, p. 27, ills. pp. 124-125. (Illustration may not be HMSG's cast.)
REWALD, JOHN. Degas Sculpture (New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1956), no. 59, p. 155, pl. 79. (Illustration may not be HMSG's cast.)
CANADAY, JOHN. "Museum Director Solves a Problem," New York Times (17 August 1962), ill. p. 25.
LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), pp. 102, 680, ill. 125.
REWALD, JOHN. Degas's complete sculpture (San Francisco: Alan Wofsy FIne Arts, 1990), no. 59, pp. 156-57.
PINGEOT, ANNE. Degas Sculpture (Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1991), no. 65, p. 184.
CAMPBELL, SARA. "A catalogue of Degas' bronzes," Apollo 142/402 (August 1995), no. 71, N, p. 46.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection