Catalogue Raisonné of the Bronzes
Edited by Joseph S. Czestochowski and Anne Pingeot

JOSEPH S. CZESTOCHOWSKI is an American art historian, past museum director, and author of several monographs and critical catalogues. His interest in the work of Edgar Degas developed from his studies, in the 1970s, with Muriel B. Christison, who organized the groundbreaking exhibition of Degas's sculpture at the Virginia Museum of Art in 1956. Currently affiliated with an international consulting firm, he is active with several foundations, and works in Memphis and New York.

ANNE PINGEOT, then a member of the sculpture department at the Musée du Louvre, was instrumental in setting up the Musée d'Orsay from its inception and is currently the Conservator General at the d'Orsay. She has organized several important sculpture exhibitions for the museum and written and/or edited a number of publications, including, in 1991, the seminal catalogue in the field, Degas, Sculptures.

Contributors to the catalogue include DAPHNE BARBOUR, Objects Conservator, The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C.; ARTHUR BEALE, Director of Conservation, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; SARA CAMPBELL, Senior Curator, Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena; ANN DUMAS, Consulting Curator, The Royal Academy, London; MARTINE KAHANE, Conservator General and Director of Cultural Services, Opéra national de Paris; LUIS MARQUES, Director Emeritus, Museu Arte de Sao Paulo, Brazil; CHARLES MILLARD, Retired director, Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill; THEODORE REFF, Professor of Art History, Columbia University, New York; and SHELLEY STURMAN, Head of Objects Conservation, The National Gallery of Art Washington, D. C.

J. CARTER BROWN is the late Director Emeritus, The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

The catalogue raisonné of the bronzes, published by Pingeot in 1991, has been expanded dramatically as a result of meticulous and wide-ranging research into the provenance of the sculptures. Also included are the Durand-Ruel and Vollard inventory of sculptures in Degas's studio 1917-1918, Hébrard Foundry Edition contract of 1918, the distribution of Degas's sculptures by the Foundry before 1936, chronology of sculptures, selected exhibition records, concordance (Hébrard/Rewald/Pingeot), and index of titles

New photography principally by Pierre-Alain Ferrazzini, Geneva, courtesy of the Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Martigny

Archival photography by Leonard von Matt, courtesy of Gemeinnützige Stiftung Leonard von Matt

Published by The Torch Press and International Arts
Front and back covers: Edgar Degas, Little Dancer, Aged Fourteen, cat. 73. Photo: Pierre-Alain Ferrazzini, Geneva
Spine: Edgar Degas, Rearing Horse, cat. 4. Photo: Pierre-Alain Ferrazzini, Geneva

Jacket design by Gilbert Design Associates, Providence, Rhode Island
102 color and 267 black-and-white illustrations, 10 x 11 1 in (25.4 x 28.9 cm), 288 pages

Printed in Milan by Sfera International

Sample pages from the catalogue:
Inventory, Biography, Afterword, etc.
Degas's Sculptures Re-examined

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