The Siesta—Scene from a Brothel

La Sieste (Scène de maison close)

1878–80
Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)


Catalogue Raisonné

Janis 075 (cat. 20)

Dimensions

Platemark: 22.7 x 17.3 cm (8 15/16 x 6 13/16 in.) Sheet: 32.7 x 25.9 cm (12 7/8 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.1215

Medium or Technique

Monotype in black ink

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Provenance

November 22-23, 1918, Degas atelier sale, Galerie Manzi Joyant, Paris, lot 215, sold to Gustave Pellet. 1920, Marcel Guérin (Lugt S. 1872b); from Guérin to Richard H. Zinser (dealer; b. about 1883 - d. 1983), Forest Hills, NY; 1961, sold by Richard H. Zinser to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 13, 1961)

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard