On Stage II

1876
Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)


Catalogue Raisonné

Reed and Shapiro 23, only state; Delteil 31

Dimensions

Platemark: 8 × 12 cm (3 1/8 × 4 3/4 in.) Sheet: 17.8 × 26.4 cm (7 × 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1983.318

Medium or Technique

Aquatint over soft ground

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

(1st plate)(Unique experiment)

Signed

Signed in the plate upper left: Degas

Markings

Watermark: fragment of crowned shield; Atelier stamp verso (Lugt 657)

Provenance

Edgar Degas, Paris (b. 1834 - d. 1917; Lugt 657); November 22-23, 1918, Estampes par Edgar Degas sale, Galerie Manzi-Joyant, Paris, lot 110 as "Pénombre" (1). 1983, sold by Robert M. Light (b. 1929 - d. 2016), Santa Barbara, CA, to the MFA. (Accession date: September 14, 1983)

1. Delteil, 31.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard, by exchange