Lamp in the Form of a Foot, Roman bronze of Egyptian provenance, two views; Lamp in the Form of a Pygmy, Roman bronze of Egyptian provenance, back view (tracing of an engraving)

Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas, French, 1834 - 1917



Graphite on tracing paper

Sheet: 8 1/4 × 11 in. (21 × 27.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe, Class of 1964H, through Friends of the Dartmouth Library



Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Not signed.

Exhibition History

Reflections of the Original, Copies in the Dartmouth College Collection, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 24-July 4, 1978.

Publication History

Arthur R. Blumenthal and Members of the Museum Studies Seminar, Art 84, Reflections of the Original: Copies in the Dartmouth College Collection, Hanover N.H.: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1978, pp.33-43.

Theodore Reff, "Addenda on Degas's Copies", Burlington Magazine, June 1965, Vol. I, No. 747, pp. 320-323.


Collection of the artist's Atelier, Paris, about 1853-1861; collection of A. Martinez (a direct descendent of Degas), Paris, September 3, 1960; sold to Evelyn Annenberg Friede Jaffe Hall (1911-2005) and William B. Jaffe (1904-1972), New York, date unknown; given to present collection, 1963.

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