Black chalk heightened with traces of white chalk on ivory laid paper
34.6 × 28 cm (13 5/8 × 11 1/16 in.)
Joseph and Helen Regenstein Foundation
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Drawings from the Art Institute of Chicago (Palm Beach, 1974), no. 11.
Harrold Joachim, The Helen Regenstein Collection of European Drawings (Chicago, 1974), pp. 160, no. 79.
Harold Joachim and Sandra Haller Olsen, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century 2 (Chicago, 1979), p. 35, no. 2D12.
Felix Baumann and Marianne Karabelnik, eds., Degas Portraits (London, 1995), pp. 319, no. 13 (ill.).
Jean Sutherland Boggs, Degas (Chicago, 1996), pp. 10, 72 (ill.), and 107, pl. 1.
Oberlin, Ohio, Allen Memorial Art Museum, “Youthful Works by Great Artists,” 1963, cat. 23 (ill.).
New York, Wildenstein and Company, “Master Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago,” October 17-November 30, 1963, cat 100.
Palm Beach, Fla., Society of Four Arts, “Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago,” January 5–27, 1974, cat. 11.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “The Regenstein Collection of European Drawings,” 1974, pp. 160-61, cat. 79 (ill.), cat. by Harold Joachim.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Degas in The Art Institute of Chicago,” July 19-September 23, 1984, pp. 16-17, cat. 1, cat. by Richard Brettell and Suzanne Folds McCullagh.
Zurich, Switzerland, Kunsthaus Zurich, “Degas Portraits,” December 2, 1994-March 5, 1995, p. 319, cat. 13 (ill.), cat. by Felix Baumann and Marianne Karabelnik, et. al.; traveled to the Kunsthalle Tübingen, Germany, March 18-June 18, 1995.
Estate of the artist [stamp, Lugt 657, lower lefft in red]; by descent to the artist’s brother, René Degas (died 1921), Paris [according to Chicago 1974]. Sold by Paul Brame, Paris, to Marianne Feilchenfeldt, Zurich, 1961 [letter from Walter Feilchenfeldt dated January 7, 1983 in curatorial file]; sold to the Art Institute, 1961.
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