Graphite and black chalk with stumping, on buff wove paper, squared in charcoal
41 × 29.8 cm (16 3/16 × 11 3/4 in.)
Gift of Robert Sonnenschein, II
Extended information about this artwork
Harold Joachim and Sandra Haller Olsen, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century 2 (Chicago, 1979), p. 43, no. 2F12.
St. Louis, Mo., St. Louis Art Museum, “Drawings by Degas,” 1966-1967, cat. 65, cat. by Jean Sutherland Boggs; traveled to the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Minneapolis Society of Fine Arts.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Degas in The Art Institute of Chicago,” July 19-September 23, 1984, pp. 58-60, cat. 24 (ill.), cat. by Richard Brettell and Suzanne Folds McCullagh.
Washington, D.C., The National Gallery of Art, “Degas: The Dancers,” November 22, 1984-March 10, 1985, cat. 11, cat. by George T. M. Shackelford.
Paris, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, “Degas,” February 9-May 16, 1988, cat. 131; traveled to Ottawa, The National Gallery of Canada, June 16-August 28, 1988, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, September 27, 1988-January 8, 1989.
Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria, “Degas: A New Vision”, June 24 - September 18, 2016, traveled to Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, October 14, 2016 to January 8, 2017, pp. 103-104 (ill.), cat. by Henri Loyrette.
Estate of the artist [Lugt 657]; sold, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, July 2-4, 1919, lot 206a. Given by Robert Sonnenschein, II, New Freedom, Wis., to the Art Institute, 1951.
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