Checklist and Provenance
EDWARD SAYWELL and STEPHAN WOLOHOJIAN
Dimensions are given in centimeters, height preceding width and followed by depth in the case of the sculptures. All works are in the collection of the Fogg Art Museum, unless otherwise noted. Works are organized by genre (paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, photographs, and other original material) in the order of the year they came to the Harvard University Art Museums, followed by long-term loans.
KEY TO ABBREVIATIONS
Vente 1
Atelier Degas Vente 1, May 6–8, 1918, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris
Vente 2
Atelier Degas Vente 2, December 11–13, 1918, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris
Vente 3
Atelier Degas Vente 3, April 7–8, 1919, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris
Vente 4
Atelier Degas Vente 4, July 2–4, 1919, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris
Vente & Estampes
Galerie Manzi-Joyant. Catalogue des eaux-fortes, vernis-mous, aqua-tintes, lithographies et monotypes par EDGAR DEGAS et provenant de son atelier. Paris, November 22–23, 1918.
Daniel
Daniel, Malcolm. Edgar Degas, Photographer. Exh. cat, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1998.
Delteil
Delteil, Loys. Edgar Degas, Le peintre graveur illustré, vol. 9. Paris, 1919.
Janis
Janis, Eugenia Parry. Degas Monotypes. Exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum. Cambridge, Mass., 1968.
Reed and Shapiro
Reed, Sue Welsh and Barbara Stern Shapiro. Edgar Degas: The Pointeras Printmaker. Exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1984.
CHECKLIST
PAINTINGS
1
ALICE VILLETTE, 1872
Oil on canvas, 46.4 × 33 cm
Gift of C. Chauncey Stillman, Class of 1898, in memory of his father, James Stillman. 1925.7
Acquired from the artist by Marie Dihau, Paris; Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1922; purchased from them by C. Chauncey Stillman as a gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1925. [Fig. 18]
2
COTTON MERCHANTS IN NEW ORLEANS, 1873
Oil on canvas, 58.7 × 71.8 cm
Gift of Herbert N. Straus. 1929.90
Vente 1, no. 3; purchased at that sale by Paul Rosenberg (Fr 17,500); purchased from him by Herbert N. Straus, through Wildenstein, New York, 1929 ($8,500); his gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1929. [Fig. 17]
3
STUDY FOR “YOUNG SPARTANS EXERCISING,” c. 1860
Oil on paper, mounted overall on long-fibered paper, affixed to cardboard, 20.9 × 28 cm
Friends of the Fogg Museum, Alpheus Hyatt, William M. Prichard, and Francis H. Burr Memorial Funds. 1931.51
Vente 2, no. 45 (Fr 5,000); Durand-Ruel, Paris; Chester H. Johnson Galleries, Chicago; purchased from them by Paul J. Sachs for the Fogg Art Museum, March 12, 1931 ($1,800). [Fig. 45]
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AT THE RACES: THE START, c. 1860–62
Oil on canvas, 33 × 47 cm
Bequest of Annie Swan Coburn 1934.30
Vente 1, no. 91 (Fr 34,300); purchased at that sale by Leon Orosdi, Paris; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 25, 1923, no. 12 (Fr 21,000); purchased at that sale by Étienne Bignou “pour Mr. Lefèvre de Londres”; Ernest Lefevre, London; Howard Young, New York; purchased from him by Annie Swan Coburn, Chicago; her bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1934. [Fig. 19]
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BALLET DANCER, c. 1873–1900
Oil on canvas, 41.3 × 32.9 cm
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop. 1943.232
Percy Moore Turner, London; Wildenstein, New York; purchased from them by Grenville L. Winthrop, New York, May 28, 1928 ($10,450); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943. [Fig. 21]
6
THE REHEARSAL, c. 1873–78
Oil on canvas, 45.7 × 60 cm
Bequest from the Collection of Maurice Wertheim, Class of 1906. 1951.47
Michel Manzi, Paris; Harris Whittemore, Naugatuck, Conn., by 1911; Maurice Wertheim, New York, 1942; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1951. [Fig. 3]
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SINGER WITH A GLOVE, c. 1878
Pastel on canvas, 52.9 × 41.1 cm
Bequest from the Collection of Maurice Wertheim, Class of 1906. 1951.68
Camille Groult, Paris, by 1879; Fritz Heer, Zurich; César Mange de Hauke, New York, 1948; purchased from him by Maurice Wertheim, New York, April 1949; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1951. [Fig. 31]
8
HORSES AND RIDERS ON A ROAD, 1867–68
Oil on cradled panel, 47 × 59.8 cm
Promised gift of Janine and J. Tomilson Hill. TL39628
Vente 1, no. 80 (Fr 7,500); purchased at that sale by M. Gumaelius, Paris; his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, June 8, 1922, no. 7; purchased at that sale by Ambroise Vollard, Paris; Galerie Mouradian-Valloton, Paris, by March 1938; Nathan Cummings, New York, before 1965; his wife, Joanne Toor Cummings; her estate sale, Christie’s, New York, April 30, 1996, no. 19; Janine and J. Tomilson Hill, New York. [Fig. 36]
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THE SONG REHEARSAL, 1872–73
Oil on canvas, 81 × 65 cm
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C. HC.P.1918.02.(0)
Vente 1, no. 106 (Fr 100,000); purchased at that sale by Walter Gay for Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss, Washington, D.C.; their gift to Harvard University, for the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, November 1940. [Fig. 46]
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GIULIA BELLELLI, STUDY FOR “THE BELLELLI FAMILY,” 1858–59
Essence and graphite on thin buff wove paper mounted on panel, 36.2 × 24.8 cm
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C. HC.P.1937.12.(E)
Michel Manzi, Paris; his sale, Galerie Manzi-Joyant, Paris, March 13–14, 1919, no. 32 (Fr 15,000); purchased at that sale by Dikran Khan Kelekian, New York; his sale, American Art Association, New York, January 30–31, 1922, no. 101 (bought in through Durand-Ruel at $2,900); purchased from them by Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss, Washington, D.C., April 9, 1937; their gift to Harvard University, for the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, November 1940. [Fig. 29]
SCULPTURE
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LITTLE DANCER, AGED FOURTEEN, modeled c. 1880
Bronze with tulle skirt and satin hair ribbon, 99.1 × 35.6 × 35.6 cm
Inscriptions: Unnumbered/C; Degas; CIRE/PERDUE/A.A. HEBRARD
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop. 1943.1128
A. A. Hébrard Foundry, Paris; purchased from them by Stephen C. Clark, New York, 1924; Scott & Fowles, New York; purchased from them by Grenville L. Winthrop, New York, December 1924 ($4,500); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943. [Fig. 23]
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ARABESQUE OVER THE RIGHT LEG, LEFT ARM IN LINE,
modeled c. 1880–85
Bronze, 17 × 17 × 9.1 cm
Inscriptions: 3/B; Degas; CIRE/PERDUE/A.A. HEBRARD
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop. 1943.1129
A. A. Hébrard Foundry, Paris; sold to Durand-Ruel, New York, through Walter Halverson, Paris, 1922; on tour until the close of the exhibition at Ferargil Galleries, New York, November 9, 1925; Jacques Seligmann & Co., Inc., New York; purchased from them by Grenville L. Winthrop, New York, May 2, 1935; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943. [Fig. 49]
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Description: Arabesque over the Right Leg, Left Arm in Line by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 49
13
GRANDE ARABESQUE, THIRD TIME, modeled c. 1885–90
Bronze, 40.2 × 55.4 cm
Inscriptions: 16/D; Degas; CIRE/PERDUE/A.A. HEBRARD
Bequest from the Collection of Maurice Wertheim, Class of 1906 . 1951.78
A. A. Hébrard Foundry, Paris; purchased from them by Walter Halverson, Paris; purchased from him by Justin K. Thannhauser, August 12, 1929–March 18, 1945; purchased from him by Maurice Wertheim, New York, April 1945; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1951. [Fig. 48]
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Description: Grande Arabesque, Third Time by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 48
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HORSE TROTTING, THE FEET NOT TOUCHING THE GROUND, modeled c. 1881–90
Bronze, 22.9 × 27.2 cm
Inscriptions: 49/B; Degas; CIRE/PERDUE/A.A. HEBRARD
Bequest from the Collection of Maurice Wertheim, Class of 1906. 1951–79
A. A. Hébrard Foundry, Paris; sold to Durand-Ruel, New York, through Walter Halverson, Paris, 1922; on tour until the close of the exhibition at Ferargil Galleries, New York, November 9, 1925; Mary Quinn Sullivan, after 1925; her sale, Anderson Galleries, New York, April 29–May 1, 1937, no. 221 ($70); purchased at that sale by John H. Seitz (?); Maurice Wertheim, New York, by 1944; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1951. [Fig. 50]
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Description: Horse Trotting, the Feet Not Touching the Ground by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 50
15
WOMAN TAKEN UNAWARES, modeled c. 1890–1900
Bronze, 40.6 × 29.6 × 19 cm
Inscriptions: 42/H; Degas; CIRE/PERDUE/A.A. HEBRARD
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. M. Warburg. 1960.680
A. A. Hébrard Foundry, Paris; Edward M. M. Warburg, New York; his gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1960. [Fig. 51]
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Description: Woman Taken Unawares by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 51
16
THE MASSEUSE, modeled c. 1895–1900
43 × 36.5 × 42.5 cm, Bronze
Inscriptions: 55/0; Degas; CIRE/PERDUE/A.A. HEBRARD
Lent by Mrs. Arthur K. Solomon, promised gift to the Fogg Art Museum. TL39532.2
A. A. Hébrard Foundry, Paris; Richard Davis, Minneapolis; acquired from him by Julius Weitzner, New York, 1957 (?); purchased from him by Arthur K. Solomon, Cambridge, Mass., 1957 (?); promised gift to the Fogg Art Museum. [Fig. 28]
Long-Term Loan
17
DANCER RUBBING HER KNEE, modeled c. 1880–85
Bronze, 31 × 14.2 × 24.2 cm
Inscriptions: 39/K; Degas; CIRE/PERDUE/A.A. HEBRARD
Loan from the Collection of Edouard Sandoz. 45.1965
Edouard Sandoz, Paris; by descent. [Fig. 52]
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Description: Dancer Rubbing Her Knee by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 52
DRAWINGS
18
AFTER THE BATH, WOMAN WITH A TOWEL, c. 1893–97
Pastel on blue-gray wove paper, 70.8 × 57.3 cm
Gift of Mrs. J. Montgomery Sears. 1927.23
Adolphe Tavernier, Paris; his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, March 6, 1900, no. 114 (Fr 6,800); Mrs. J. Montgomery Sears, Boston; her gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1927. [Fig. 4]
19
A NUDE YOUTH CRAWLING, STUDY FOR “YOUNG SPARTANS EXERCISING,” c. 1860
Oil on paper-covered board, 24 × 31.7 cm
Gift of Mrs. Albert D. Lasker. 1927.62
Vente 1, no. 62b; purchased at that sale by Jos Hessel; Mrs. Mary Woodard Reinhardt (later Mrs. Albert D. Lasker), New York; her gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1927. [Fig. 54]
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Description: A Nude Youth Crawling, Study for Young Spartans Exercising by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 54
20
LORENZO DE’ MEDICI AND ATTENDANTS, AFTER “THE PROCESSION OF THE MAGI,” BY BENOZZO GOZZOLI, 1860
Graphite on off-white wove paper, 25.9 × 30.4 cm
Gift of Henry S. Bowers, Class of 1900. 1929.259
Vente 4, part of no. 91; Vaudoyer (?); César Mange de Hauke, Paris; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, November 12–13, 1928, no. 368; purchased at that sale by Henry S. Bowers, New York; his gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1929. [Fig. 57]
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Description: Lorenzo de' Medici and Attendants, after "The Procession of the Magi," by...
Fig. 57
21
THREE PAGES, AFTER “THE PROCESSION OF THE MAGI,” BY BENOZZO GOZZOLI, 1860 Graphite and prepared black chalk on thin off-white wove paper, 41.6 × 20.2 cm
Gift of Henry S. Bowers, Class of 1900. 1929.260
Vente 4, part of no. 91; Vaudoyer (?); César Mange de Hauke, Paris; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, November 12–13, 1928, no. 368; purchased at that sale by Henry S. Bowers, New York; his gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1929. [Fig. 55]
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Description: Three Pages, after "The Procession of the Magi," by Benozzo Gozzoli by...
Fig. 55
22
STUDY FOR “JAMES-JACQUES-JOSEPH TISSOT,” c. 1867–68
Prepared black chalk on two pieces of tan wove paper, 32.8 × 41.2 cm
Gift of César M. de Hauke. 1930.17
Vente 3, no. 158.1 (Fr 1,500); purchased at that sale by Henri Fiquet, Paris; César Mange de Hauke, New York; his gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1930. [Fig. 69]
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Description: Study for "James-Jacques-Joseph-Tissot by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 69
23
MOUNTED JOCKEY, c. 1866
Essence, black ink, and gouache on tan wove paper, 26.7 × 13.1 cm
Meta and Paul J. Sachs Collection, Fogg Art Museum. 341.1936 [stolen]
Vente 3, no. 114c (framed with two other drawings; Fr 3,355 for the lot of three); Scott & Fowles, New York; purchased from them by Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass., by 1927; Meta and Paul J. Sachs Collection, Fogg Art Museum, by 1936; stolen while on exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1952. [Fig. 73]
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Description: Mounted Jockey by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 73
24
HALF-LENGTH STUDY OF A WOMAN, c. 1890
Charcoal and pastel on blue-gray wove paper, 57.5 × 50.8 cm
Gift of Arthur Sachs. 1940.2
Vente 2, no. 126 (bought in); Paul Rosenberg, Paris; Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass., by 1929; Jacques Seligmann & Co., Inc., New York, January 1940; gift of Arthur Sachs (by exchange) to the Fogg Art Museum, 1940. [Fig. 32]
25
HEAD OF A BEARDED OLD MAN, AFTER A DRAWING IN THE LOUVRE BY FRANÇOIS CLOUET, c. 1855
Graphite and white gouache on tan wove paper, 30.4 × 23.5 cm
Gift of the Museum of Modern Art, New York. 1943.26
Vente 4, no. 87d (framed with three other drawings; Fr 1,400 for the lot of four); purchased at that sale by Charles Vignier, Paris; Lillie P. Bliss, New York, by 1922; her bequest to the Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1934; its gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943. [Fig. 63]
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Description: Head of a Bearded Old Man, after a Drawing in the Louvre by François Clouet by...
Fig. 63
26
THREE MOUNTED JOCKEYS, c. 1868–70
Graphite and black chalk on tan wove paper, 19.7 × 27.6 cm
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop. 1943.809
Vente 3, no. 354.2; René De Gas, brother of the artist, Paris, 1919; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, November 10, 1927, no. 22b (Fr 12,500); purchased at that sale by Thomson (?) [possibly Lawson Thompson, Hitchin, England]; acquired by Grenville L. Winthrop, New York, through Martin Birnbaum, July 2, 1928 (£115); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943. [Fig. 71]
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Description: Three Mounted Jockeys by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 71
27
HORSE WITH SADDLE AND BRIDLE, c. 1868–70
Black chalk on thin off-white wove paper, 22.8 × 31 cm
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop. 1943.810
Vente 4, no. 209a (framed with another drawing; Fr 3,600 for the lot of two); purchased at that sale by Reginald Davis, Paris; Scott & Fowles, New York; purchased from them by Grenville L. Winthrop, New York, July 13, 1923 ($500); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943. [Fig. 22]
28
MOURNERS, AFTER “SACRAMENT OF EXTREME UNCTION,” BY NICOLAS POUSSIN, c. 1856
Prepared black chalk on off-white modern laid paper, 47.6 × 30.9 cm
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop. 1943.811
Vente 4, no. 95c (framed with two other drawings; Fr 1,020 for the lot of three); purchased at that sale by LeGarrec, Paris; Scott & Fowles, New York; purchased from them by Grenville L. Winthrop, New York, October 16, 1920 ($400); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943. [Fig. 60]
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Description: Mourners, after "Sacrament of Extreme Unction," by Nicolas Poussin by Degas,...
Fig. 60
29
TWO DANCERS ENTERING THE STAGE, c. 1877–78
Pastel over monotype in black ink on white modern laid paper, discolored to tan, 38.1 × 35 cm
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop. 1943.812
Possibly Ambroise Vollard, Paris; Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, by 1918; purchased from them by César Mange de Hauke, Paris; purchased from him by Major [Percy Moore?] Turner, London; acquired from him by Grenville L. Winthrop, New York, through Martin Birnbaum, July 4, 1928 (£2,500); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943. [Fig. 20]
30
MOUNTED JOCKEY, c. 1870
Graphite on off-white wove paper (a copy of “Proclamation de l’Empereur”), 20.7 × 25.7 cm
Gift of César de Hauke. 1947.20
César Mange de Hauke, New York; his gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1947. [Fig. 72]
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Description: Mounted Jockey by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 72
31
PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN, AFTER ANTHONY VAN DYCK, c. 1860
Prepared black chalk on thin off-white wove paper, 30.7 × 18.2 cm
Gift of Meta and Paul J. Sachs. 1955.2
Mathias Komor, New York; purchased from him by Meta and Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass., December 1954 ($425); their gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1955. [Fig. 62]
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Description: Portrait of a Woman, after Anthony van Dyck by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 62
32
STUDIES OF FIGURES, AFTER “JUDGMENT OF PARIS” AND “PARNASSUS,” BY MARCANTONIO RAIMONDI, c. 1853–56
Brown ink on cream tracing paper, 15.2 × 31.2 cm
Anonymous gift in memory of W. G. Russell Allen. 1956.10
By descent from the artist to Jeanne Fevre, Nice; Henri Petiet, Paris; anonymous gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1956. [Fig. 61]
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Description: Studies of Figures after Judgment of Paris and Parnassus by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 61
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Attributed to Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas
ITALIAN GIRL, c. 1856
Watercolor and graphite on off-white wove paper, laid down overall to off-white wove paper, 15.5 × 13.6 cm
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Hazen. 1959.155
Private collection, Paris; their sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, June 27, 1949, no. 6; Étienne Ader, Paris; Wildenstein, New York; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Hazen, New York; their gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1959. [Fig. 65]
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Description: Italian Girl by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 65
34
STUDIES FOR “THE DAUGHTER OF JEPHTHAH” (recto and verso), c. 1859–61
Graphite on wove oatmeal paper; verso: graphite, 32.2 × 24.7 cm
Bequest of Marian H. Phinney. 1962.28
Vente 1, no. 6b; Le Bateau-Lavoir, Paris, 1959 ($800); Marian Harris Phinney, Cambridge, Mass.; her bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1962. [recto: Fig. 12; verso: Fig. 58]
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Description: Studies for "The Daughter of Jephthah" (verso) by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 58
35
STUDY OF A HORSE FROM THE PARTHENON FRIEZE; verso: THREE DRAPERY STUDIES FROM THE PARTHENON FRIEZE, c. 1854
Prepared black chalk on off-white modern laid paper; verso: prepared black chalk, 35.1 × 32.1 cm
Gift of Mrs. Bernard Helman in honor of Miss Agnes Mongan. 1964.136
Atelier Degas, Paris; Le Bateau-Lavoir, Paris; purchased from them by Mrs. Bernard Helman, Cambridge, Mass.; her gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1964. [recto: Fig. 11; verso: Fig. 59]
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Description: Three Drapery Studies from the Parthenon Frieze by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 59
36
RENÉ DE GAS, CONVALESCENT, c. 1855
Graphite on off-white wove paper, 34.4 × 8.2 cm
Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs. 1965.251
Gift of the artist to his brother, René De Gas, Paris; by descent to his son Edmond de Gas, Paris; purchased from him by Léonce Mauger, Paris; Jean Cailac, Paris; purchased from him by Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass., November 4, 1935 (Fr 400); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1965. [Fig. 68]
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Description: René de Gas, Convalescent by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 68
37
A YOUNG WOMAN RECLINING IN A CHAIR, c. 1868–70
Graphite on off-white modern laid paper, laid down overall and counterlined, 23.6 × 48.3 cm
Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs. 1965.252
Vente 4, no. 136c (framed with two other drawings; Fr 1,850 for the lot of three); Marcel Bing, Paris; Charles Vignier, Paris; purchased from him by Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass., by 1927; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1965. [Fig. 67]
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Description: A Young Woman Reclining in a Chair by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 67
38
STUDY FOR “WOMAN SEATED BESIDE A VASE OF FLOWERS (MADAME PAUL VALPINÇON?),” 1865
Graphite on off-white wove paper, 35.5 × 23.3 cm
Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs. 1965.253
Vente I, no. 312 (Fr 5,300); purchased at that sale by Paul Rosenberg, Paris; purchased from him by Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass., March 30, 1920 (Fr 7,000); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1965. [Fig. 5]
39
STUDY FOR “JULIE BURTEY,” c. 1867
Hard and soft graphite with touches of white chalk on off-white wove paper, 36.1 × 27.2 cm
Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs. 1965.254
Vente 2, no. 347 (Fr 5,500); purchased at that sale by Reginald Davis, Paris; Mme L. Demotte, Paris, by 1924; purchased from her by Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass., July 3, 1928 ($920); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1965. [Fig. 38]
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STUDY FOR “DIEGO MARTELLI,” 1879
Prepared black chalk heightened with white chalk, traces of white gouache, on green-gray wove paper, discolored to tan, squared in black chalk, 45 × 28.9 cm
Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs. 1965.255
Vente 3, no. 344a (framed with 1965.256; Fr 935 for the lot of two); César Mange de Hauke, New York; purchased from him by Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass., by March 1930; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1965. [Fig.15]
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STUDY FOR “DIEGO MARTELLI,” 1879
Charcoal heightened with white chalk on blue-gray wove paper, discolored to tan, squared in charcoal, 45.3 × 28.8 cm
Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs. 1965.256
Vente 3, no. 344b (framed with 1965.255; Fr 935 for the lot of two); César Mange de Hauke, New York; purchased from him by Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass., by March 1930; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1965. [Fig. 40]
42
AFTER THE BATH, WOMAN DRYING HER HAIR, c. 1893–98
Charcoal on pale pink wove paper, 49.7 × 64.4 cm
Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs.1965.257
Vente 2, no. 289 (Fr 2,200); Sadajiro Yamanaka, New York; purchased from him by Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass., in or before 1932; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1965. [Fig. 33]
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AFTER THE BATH, WOMAN DRYING HERSELF, c. 1893–98
Charcoal on yellow tracing paper, 97.8 × 90.1 cm
Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs. 1965.258
Sadajiro Yamanaka, New York; purchased from him by Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass.; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1965. [Fig. 9]
44
AFTER THE BATH, c. 1892–94
Charcoal and pastel on off-white wove paper, 43.5 × 33.2 cm
Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs. 1965.259
Durand-Ruel, New York; purchased from them by Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass., 1925–29 ($1,500); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1965. [Fig. 10]
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YOUNG WOMAN IN STREET COSTUME, c. 1879
Black ink, gray wash, white and gray gouache with traces of black chalk on tan wove paper, discolored to brown, 32.5 × 25 cm
Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs. 1965.260
Durand-Ruel, New York; purchased from them by Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass., 1925-29 ($1,500); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1965. [Fig. 39]
46
ÉDOUARD MANET, c. 1866–68
Prepared black chalk on off-white wove paper, laid down overall to off-white wove paper,
36.2 × 23 cm
Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs. 1965.261
Vente 4, no. 248a (framed with another work; Fr 1,600 for the lot of two); Marius de Zayas, New York; purchased from him by Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass., January 10, 1920 ($350); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1965. [Fig. 66]
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Description: Édouard Manet by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 66
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A NUDE FIGURE BATHING, c. 1892–95
Charcoal on white wove paper, 65 × 50 cm
Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs. 1965.262
Vente 2, no 342 (Fr 2,400); Marcel Bing, Paris; Sadajiro Yamanaka, New York; purchased from him by Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass.; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1965. [Fig. 74]
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Description: A Nude Figure Bathing by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 74
48
A BALLET DANCER IN POSITION FACING THREE-QUARTERS FRONT, c. 1872–73
Graphite, prepared black chalk, white chalk, and touches of blue-green pastel on pink wove paper, squared in prepared black chalk, 41 × 27.6 cm
Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs. 1965.263
Vente 1, no. 328 (Fr 9,100); César Mange de Hauke, New York; purchased from him by Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass., April 6, 1929; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1965. [Fig. 8]
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SKETCHES OF DANCERS, c. 1876–77
Brown ink with touches of blue watercolor on off-white modern laid paper, 20.1 × 25.1 cm
Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs. 1965.264
Garbis Kalebjian; purchased from him by Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass., by 1927; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1965. [Fig. 70]
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Description: Sketches of Dancers by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 70
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VIRGIN AND CHILD, AFTER A PAINTING IN THE COLLECTION OF EDMOND BEAUCOUSIN, PARIS, BY A FOLLOWER OF LEONARDO DA VINCI, c. 1857
Graphite on off-white wove paper, 33.5 × 25.8 cm
Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs.1965.265
Vente 4, no. 114b (framed with no. 54 and one other work; Fr 2,320 for the lot of three); Durand-Ruel, New York; purchased from them by Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass., June 17, 1948; ($1,000); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1965. [Fig. 56]
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Description: Virgin and Child, after a Painting in the Collection of Edmond Beaucousin, Paris, by...
Fig. 56
51
GIOVANNA BELLELLI, c. 1858
Red chalk on dark tan wove paper, discolored to brown, 31.4 × 22.9 cm
Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs. 1965.266
Edmond de Gas, Paris; by descent to Jeanne Fevre, Nice; Charles E. Slatkin, New York; purchased from him by Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass., February 23, 1956 ($2,200); his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1965. [Fig. 64]
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Description: Giovanna Bellelli by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 64
52
DANCERS, NUDE STUDY, 1899
Charcoal, red-brown pastel, and white chalk on cream wove paper, 78.1 × 58.1 cm
Partial and promised gift of Emily Rauh Pulitzer in honor of James Cuno. 2002.303
Ambroise Vollard, Paris; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Obst, Paris and Munich; Walter Feilchenfeldt, Zurich; purchased from him by Louise and Joseph Pulitzer Jr., St. Louis, 1969; by descent to Emily Rauh Pulitzer, St. Louis; her partial and promised gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 2002. [Fig. 35]
53
VIEW OF MOUNT VESUVIUS, c. 1856
Graphite on off-white modern laid paper, 26.3 × 38.5 cm
Marian H. Phinney Fund and through the generosity of the Dillon Fund, David Leventhal, Margaret Ellis, Walter and Virgilia Klein, the Bunge North America Foundation, and Morton Abromson and Joan Nissman in honor of James Cuno. 2003.6
The Drawing Shop, New York; Curtis O. Baer, New Rochelle, N.Y.; his son, George Baer, Stone Mountain, Ga.; Jill Newhouse, New York; purchased from her by the Fogg Art Museum, 2003. [Fig. 53]
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Description: View of Mount Vesuvius by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 53
54
PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN, AFTER A DRAWING IN THE UFFIZI THEN ATTRIBUTED TO LEONARDO DA VINCI, c. 1858–59
Graphite on off-white wove paper, 35 × 26 cm
Gift of David M. Leventhal 71 in honor of Marjorie B. Cohn. 2005.79
Vente 4, 114a (framed with no. 50 and one other work; Fr 2,320 for the lot of three); Durand-Ruel, New York; Lillie P. Bliss, New York; her bequest to the Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1934; deaccessioned through Jacques Seligmann & Co., Inc., New York, June 1941; Robert L. Rosenwald, Jenkintown, Penn.; private collection (?); Sotheby’s, New York, February 21, 1985, no. 154; purchased at that sale by David M. Leventhal, New York; his gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 2005. [Fig. 14]
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YOUNG WOMAN LYING ON A CHAISE LONGUE, c. 1895–1900
Charcoal and pastel on tan wove paper, 33.7 × 54.6 cm
Lent by Mrs. Arthur K. Solomon, promised gift to the Fogg Art Museum. TL39532.1
Vente 3, no. 331 (Fr 748); Durand-Ruel, Paris; Justin K. Thannhauser, Paris; purchased from him by Arthur K. Solomon, Cambridge, Mass., by 1937; promised gift to the Fogg Art Museum. [Fig. 27]
Black and white chalk with charcoal on off-white wove paper, 38 × 26.4 cm
Promised gift of Emily Rauh Pulitzer. TL39629
Vente 4, no. 94c; Mlle Romagosa; her sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, February 7, 1947, no. 42 (Fr 38,100); purchased at that sale by M. Dumonteil; purchased from a private collection, Paris (Dumonteil’s?) by the Galerie Nathan, Zurich, 1970; purchased from it by Joseph Pulitzer Jr., St. Louis; by descent to Emily Rauh Pulitzer, St. Louis.; her promised gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 2005. [Fig. 34]
PRINTS
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NUDE WOMAN STANDING, DRYING HERSELF, 1891–92
Lithograph on off-white imitation laid paper, 49.9 × 28.5 cm (sheet)
Delteil 65, Reed and Shapiro 61 iv/vi
Gray Collection of Engravings and George R. Nutter Funds G8830
Probably Gustave Pellet, Paris; probably his son-in-law Maurice Exsteens, Paris; purchased from Sagot, LeGarrec et Cie., Paris, September 15, 1949 ($310.29). [Fig. 75]
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Description: Nude Woman Standing, Drying Herself by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 75
58
MARY CASSATT AT THE LOUVRE: THE PAINTINGS GALLERY, 1879–80
Etching and aquatint on heavy off-white modern laid paper, 30.4 × 12.4 cm (plate)
Delteil 29, Reed and Shapiro 52 (from the canceled plate) Duplicate Sales Fund, by exchange. M13945
Gropper Gallery, Cambridge, Mass.; purchased from them, 1962 ($75). [Fig. 80]
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Description: Mary Cassatt at the Louvre: the Paintings Gallery by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 80
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NUDE WOMAN STANDING, DRYING HERSELF, 1891–92
Lithograph on off-white wove paper, 42.5 × 30.5 cm (sheet)
Delteil 65, Reed and Shapiro 61 iv/vi or vi/vi
Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs. M14294
Probably Gustave Pellet, Paris; probably his son-in-law Maurice Exsteens, Paris; Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass.; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1965. [Fig. 76]
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Description: Nude Woman Standing, Drying Herself by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 76
60
ILLUSTRATION FOR “THE CARDINAL FAMILY” (PAULINE AND VIRGINIE CARDINAL CONVERSING WITH ADMIRERS), 1876–77
Monotype in black ink on heavy China paper tipped onto heavy white wove paper, 21.5 × 16.1 cm (plate)
Janis 218
Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs. M14295
Vente d’Estampes, part of no. 201 (bought in); Degas estate, auction, Lair-Dubreuil, Paris, 1928; Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass.; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1965. [Fig. 82]
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Description: Pauline and Virginie Cardinal Conversing with Admirers by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 82
61
THE ENGRAVER JOSEPH TOURNY, 1857
Etching on white wove paper, 25 × 14.3 cm (plate)
Delteil 4, Reed and Shapiro 5
Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs. M14296
Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass.; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1965. [Fig. 84]
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Description: The Engraver Joseph Tourny by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 84
62
SONG OF THE SCISSORS, 1877–78
Monotype on white wove paper, 21.6 × 16.1 cm (plate)
Janis 44
Gift of Henry F. Harrison. M15342
Vente d’Estampes, no. 264; purchased at that sale by Gustave Pellet, Paris; Maurice Exsteens, Paris; Paul Brame and César Mange de Hauke, Paris; purchased from them by Charles E. Slatkin Gallery, New York; purchased from them by Henry F. Harrison, Cambridge, Mass.; his gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1973. [Fig. 81]
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Description: Song of the Scissors by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 81
63
THE ROAD IN THE FOREST, c. 1890–93
Monotype in green and brown oil colors on very heavy white wove paper, 30 × 40 cm (sheet)
Janis 292
Bequest of Frances L. Hofer. M19786
Maurice Exsteens, Paris; Paul Brame and César Mange de Hauke, Paris; Sir Robert Abdy, London; Sir Valentine Abdy, Paris; purchased from him by Galerie de L’Oeil, Paris; purchased from them by E. V. Thaw and Co., New York; purchased from them by R. M. Light & Co., Boston; purchased from them by Philip Hofer, Cambridge, Mass., 1968 ($7,000); by descent to Frances L. Hofer; her bequest to Harvard University, 1979. [Fig. 24]
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LEAVING THE BATH, 1879–80
Drypoint and aquatint on white modern laid paper, 12.7 × 12.7 cm (plate)
Delteil 39, Reed and Shapiro 42 v/xxii
Gift of Marjorie B. and Martin Cohn in honor of Emily Rauh Pulitzer. M26274
Alexis Rouart, Paris, probably the gift of the artist to Rouart, in whose house the plate was begun; Galerie Marcel Guiot, Paris, 1933, no. 184 (Fr 5,500); R. M. Light & Co., Boston; purchased from them by Mrs. Hugh Matthews, Boston, 1967; purchased from her by Ruth Boschwitz Benedict, Washington, D.C.; swapped for a Rembrandt etching, Christ Carried to the Tomb, by her niece Marjorie Benedict Cohn, Arlington, Mass., 1985; her gift and that of Martin Cohn to the Fogg Art Museum, 2005. [Fig. 77]
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Description: Leaving the Bath by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 77
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LANDSCAPE, 1890–92
Monotype in purple, green, and ochre oil colors on heavy cream wove paper, 28.9 × 39.2 (plate)
Janis 309
Partial and promised gift of Emily Rauh Pulitzer in honor of Marjorie B. Cohn. M26275
Maurice Exsteens, Paris; Paul Brame and César Mange de Hauke, Paris; purchased from them by Phyllis Lambert, Chicago, 1958; donated by her to the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal; purchased from it through Martha Beck, New York, by Emily Rauh Pulitzer, St. Louis, 1994; her partial and promised gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 2005. [Fig. 7]
Long-Term Loans
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AFTER THE BATH III, c. 1891
Lithograph on cream wove paper, 24.6 × 23 cm (sheet)
Reed and Shapiro 65 i/ii
Loan from the Collection of Edouard Sandoz. 5.1965
Edouard Sandoz, Paris; by descent. [Fig. 78]
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Description: After the Bath III by Degas, Edgar
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ON STAGE III, 1876–77
Soft-ground etching, drypoint, and roulette on off-white modern laid paper, 10 × 12.5 cm (plate)
Delteil 32, Reed and Shapiro 24 ii/v
Anonymous loan in honor of Jakob Rosenberg. 29.1979
Vente d’Estampes; August Laube, Zurich; R. M. Light & Co., Boston; purchased from them by current owner, 1969; loan to the Fogg Art Museum, 1979. [Fig. 79]
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Description: On Stage III by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 79
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RENÉ DE GAS, THE ARTIST’S BROTHER, 1861–62
Soft-ground etching on heavy cream wove paper, 8.6 × 7.1 cm
Delteil 3, Reed and Shapiro 15
Anonymous loan in memory of Hans Naef. 70.2001
Atelier Degas, Paris; Jean Nepveu Degas, Paris; his sale, Drouot Rive Gauche, Paris, May 6, 1976, no. C; purchased at that sale by R. M. Light & Co., Boston; purchased from them by current owner, 1976; loan to the Fogg Art Museum, 2001. [Fig. 83]
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Description: René de Gas, the Artist's Brother by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 83
PHOTOGRAPHS
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UNTITLED (CAPE HORNU, NEAR SAINT-VALÉRY-SUR-SOMME), probably early September 1895
Gelatin silver print, enlarged and printed by Delphine or Guillaume Tasset, 27.5 × 37.8 cm
Daniel 34a
Gift of Paul Sachs, transferred from the Fine Arts Library. P1974.4
Found in Degas’s studio after his death; Marcel Guérin, Paris; registered by him at the Fogg Art Museum, December 11, 1936, together with nos. 70, 73, and 74; Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass.; his gift to the Fogg Museum Library, 1942; transferred to the Fogg Art Museum, 1974. [Fig. 26]
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UNTITLED (THE HOURDEL ROAD, NEAR SAINT-VALÉRY-SUR-SOMME), probably early September 1895
Gelatin silver print, enlarged and printed by Delphine or Guillaume Tasset, 27.8 × 37.8 cm
Daniel 35a
Gift of Paul Sachs, transferred from the Fine Arts Library. P1974.5
Found in Degas’s studio after his death; Marcel Guérin, Paris; registered by him at the Fogg Art Museum, December 11, 1936, together with nos. 69, 73, and 74; Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Mass.; his gift to the Fogg Museum Library, 1942; transferred to the Fogg Art Museum, 1974. [Fig. 44]
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UNTITLED (SELF-PORTRAIT IN LIBRARY), probably autumn 1895
Gelatin silver print, 11.9 × 16.7 cm
Daniel 19b
Richard and Ronay Menschel Fund for the Acquisition of Photographs. P1997.42
Agnes Mongan, Cambridge, Mass.; purchased from her estate by the Fogg Art Museum, 1997. [Fig. 88]
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Description: Untitled (Self-Portrait in Library) by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 88
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UNTITLED (MADELEINE ESCUDIER LEROLLE AND HENRY LEROLLE), 1895–96
Gelatin silver print, enlarged and printed by Delphine or Guillaume Tasset, 28.3 × 38.7 cm
Richard and Ronay Menschel Fund for the Acquisition of Photographs. P2004.60
Madeleine Escudier Lerolle and Henry Lerolle, Paris; by descent to Jacques Lerolle, Paris; his sale, Beaussant & Lefèvre, Drouot Richelieu, Paris, July 2, 2004, no. 215; purchased at that sale by Hans P. Kraus Jr., Inc., New York; purchased from them by the Fogg Art Museum, 2004. [Fig. 85]
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Description: Untitled (Madeleine Escudier Lerolle and Henry Lerolle) by Degas, Edgar
Fig. 85
73
UNTITLED (NEGATIVE PRINT OF DEGAS’S PAINTING “WOMAN IRONING,” LEMOISNE 686)
Albumen or gelatin silver print, mounted to light green heavy drawing paper 26.7 × 25.4 cm
Daniel 38a
Found in Degas’s studio after his death; Marcel Guérin, Paris; registered by him at the Fogg Art Museum, December 11, 1936, together with nos. 69, 70, and 74; present whereabouts unknown. [There is no documentation that the photograph ever left the Fogg Art Museum or that it was given, like nos. 69 and 70, by Paul J. Sachs to the Fogg Museum Library.] [Fig. 87]
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Description: Untitled (Negative Print of Degas's Painting "Woman Ironing," Lemoisne 687)...
Fig. 87
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UNTITLED (NEGATIVE PRINT OF DEGAS’S PAINTING “WOMAN IRONING,” LEMOISNE 361)
Albumen or gelatin silver print, mounted to bright yellow heavy drawing paper, 21 × 22.9 cm
Daniel 39a
Found in Degas’s studio after his death; Marcel Guérin, Paris; registered by him at the Fogg Art Museum, December 11, 1936, together with nos. 69, 70, and 73; present whereabouts unknown. [There is no documentation that the photograph ever left the Fogg Art Museum or that it was given, like nos. 69 and 70, by Paul J. Sachs to the Fogg Museum Library.] [Fig. 86]
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Description: Untitled (Negative Print of Degas's Painting "Woman Ironing," Lemoisne 361)...
Fig. 86
OTHER ORIGINAL MATERIAL
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SONNETS
Published in an edition of 20 by A. H. Rouart, Paris, 1914
The Houghton Library *FC9.D3635.914s
Alexis H. Rouart, Paris; given by him to Paul Poujard, Paris; Les Argonautes, Paris; purchased from it by the Houghton Library with the Amy Lowell Fund, 1995.
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LETTER TO PAUL ALBERT BARTOLOMÉ
Cauterets, August 18, 1890
The Houghton Library 62M–132
Goodspeed’s Book Shop, Boston; purchased from it by the Houghton Library with the Amy Lowell Fund, 1963.
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