Beside the Sea

1876–77
Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)


Catalogue Raisonné

Janis 264 (cat. 61)

Dimensions

Platemark: 11.8 x 16.2 cm (4 5/8 x 6 3/8 in.) Sheet: 16.2 x 17.5 cm (6 3/8 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1993.1015

Medium or Technique

Monotype

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Mounted by the artist onto light-weight cardboard. The mount was removed in 1952. Oval atelier stamp on verso.

Provenance

1918, Degas studio sale, Galerie Manzi-Joyant, Paris, November 22-23, lot 300; Gustave Pellet; Maurice Exteens; 1930, Marcel Guérin (Lugt suppl. 1872b); with Gérald Cramer, Geneva; 1952, sold by Cramer to Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. WIck, Boston; 1993 gift of Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Wick to MFA (year-end gift, V/C 1/26/1994).

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Wick