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  • Dancer

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

    Description

    [Cat. of the 4e vente Degas, 2 - 4 juillet 1919, no. 339.]

    Markings

    Stamped signature (Degas) in black ink: lower left corner

    Provenance

    July 2-4, 1919, Degas atelier sale, Paris, lot 339. J. H. Whittemore. 1956, sold by Richard H. Zinser to the MFA. Note: see Harris Whittemore (son of J. H. Whittemore) Lugt 1384a)

    Credit Line

    Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Janis 019 (cat. 06)

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 27.9 x 23.4 cm (11 x 9 3/16 in.); Sheet: no margins

    Accession Number

    56.109

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    Monotype

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  • The Siesta—Scene from a Brothel

    La Sieste (Scène de maison close)

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

    Description

    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

    Details

    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

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  • The Private Dining Room

    Le Cabinet Particulier

    1877–79
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Markings

    Provenance

    November 22-23, 1918, Degas atelier sale, Galerie Manzi Joyant, Paris, lot 221, to Gustave Pellet; 1920, from Pellet to Marcel Guérin (b. 1873 - d. 1948), Paris (Lugt S. 1872b). 1961, sold by Richard H. Zinser (about 1883- d. 1983), Forest Hills, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 13, 1961)

    Credit Line

    Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Janis 114 (cat. 28)

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 16 x 21.5 cm (6 5/16 x 8 7/16 in.); Sheet: 18.2 x 23.5 cm (7 3/16 x 9 1/4 in.; Mount: 21.7 x 27 cm (8 9/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    61.1212

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  • Two Women - Scene from a Brothel

    Deux Femmes (Scène de maison close)

    about 1877- 79
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Signed

    not signed

    Markings

    L.L. stamp of Marcel Guerin (Lugt 1872b)

    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

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Janis 117 (cat. 30)

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 24.9 x 28.9 cm (9 13/16 x 11 3/8 in.); Sheet: 21.5 x 16 cm (8 7/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    61.1214

    Medium or Technique

    Monotype on paper

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  • Nude Woman at the Door of Her Room

    1879
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Provenance

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

    Credit Line

    Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Janis 180 (cat. 42); Reed and Shapiro 36b; Delteil 47

    Dimensions

    Image: 16.1 x 11.8 cm (6 5/16 x 4 5/8 in.); Sheet: 23.5 x 14.2 cm (9 1/4 x 5 9/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    61.1213

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  • Portrait of a Bearded Gentleman

    1876–78
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Markings

    Atelier stamp (Lugt 657)

    Provenance

    November 22-23, 1918, Degas atelier sale, Galerie Manzi Joyant, Paris, probably lot 268, to Marcel Guérin (b. 1873 - d. 1948), Paris (Lugt 1872b). 1957, sold by Galerie de Bayser & Strolin, Paris, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 5, 1957)

    Credit Line

    William E. Nickerson Fund, No. 2

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Janis 232 (cat. 51)

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 8.1 x 7.2 cm (3 3/16 x 2 13/16 in.) Sheet: 16.6 x 14.3 cm (6 9/16 x 5 5/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    57.554

    Medium or Technique

    Monotype in black ink

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  • Beside the Sea

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

    Description

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

    Markings

    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

    Details

    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

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  • The Path Up The Hill

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

    Description

    Signed

    not siggned

    Markings

    U. r. on mount in red: Atelier stamp (Lugt 657)

    Provenance

    November 22-23, 1918, Degas atelier sale, Galerie Manzi-Joyant, Paris. 1924, sold by Galerie Sagot-LeGarrec, Paris, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 1, 1924)

    Credit Line

    Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Janis 267 (cat. 64)

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 11.9 x 16.1 cm (4 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.) Sheet: 14.8 x 18.1 cm (5 13/16 x 7 1/8 in.) Mount: 22.3 x 31.4 cm (8 3/4 x 12 3/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    24.1688

    Medium or Technique

    Monotype

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  • The River

    1877–79
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Markings

    L.r. in red, Degas Atelier stamp (Lugt 657); in black, stamp of Marcel Guerin (L. 1872b)

    Provenance

    Vent de l'atelier Degas, Nov. 1918, no. 307; to Gustave Pellet (1859-1919) ?; 1961 sold by Richard H. Zinser to the MFA. (Date of Acquisition Dec. 13, 1961)

    Credit Line

    Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Janis 272 (cat. 65)

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 8.9 x 17.3 cm (3 1/2 x 6 13/16 in.) Sheet: 18.2 x 22.9 cm (7 3/16 x 9 in.)

    Accession Number

    61.1216

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  • Autumn Effect

    Effet d'automne dans la montagne

    1890
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Signed

    not signed

    Markings

    On verso, round stamp "Douane centrale exportation Paris"

    Provenance

    1893, Durand Ruel, Paris. Maurice Exsteens. Paul Brame and César de Hauke, Paris. Robert Adby, 5th Bt. (b. 1896 - d. 1976), London; to his son, Valentine Abdy, 6th Bt. (b. 1937 - d. 2012), Paris. La Galerie de L'Oeil, Paris. E.V. Thaw and Co., New York. 1968, R.M. Light and Co., Boston. Elizabeth Paine Card Metcalf (b. 1896 - d. 1992), Boston; 1992, gift of her children to the MFA . (Accession Date: December 16, 1992)

    Credit Line

    Gift of her children in memory of Elizabeth Paine Metcalf

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Janis 299 (cat. 75)

    Dimensions

    Platemark and sheet: 30 x 40.2 cm (11 13/16 x 15 13/16 in.); Sheet: no margins, the sheet has been clipped to the edge of the platemark

    Accession Number

    1992.565

    Medium or Technique

    Color monotype in oil on paper

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  • Dancers in the Wings

    1879–80
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Credit Line

    Gift of Samuel Josefowitz

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 47; Delteil 26

    Dimensions

    14 x 10.3 cm (5 1/2 x 4 1/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    1985.71

    Medium or Technique

    Copper printing plate, steel-faced

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  • The Engraver Joseph Tourny

    1857
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Provenance

    Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA; from whom purchased 14 September 1983

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 05, one state, second printing; Delteil 4

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 23 x 14.4 cm (9 1/16 x 5 11/16 in.); Sheet: 24.6 x 16.5 cm (9 11/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    1983.307

    Medium or Technique

    Etching

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  • The Engraver Joseph Tourny

    1857
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Inscription

    In ink (not in Degas's hand): Portrait du graveur Tourny ececuté à Rome en / 1856 par / Degas

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 05, one state, sixth printing; Delteil 4

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 23 x 14.4 cm (9 1/16 x 5 11/16 in.); Sheet: 32 x 25 cm (12 5/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.256

    Medium or Technique

    Etching in red-brown ink

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  • Study for a Program for an Artistic Evening

    1884
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Credit Line

    Gift of Samuel Josefowitz

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 53; Delteil 40

    Dimensions

    25 x 32 cm (9 13/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    1985.72

    Medium or Technique

    Copper printing plate, steel-faced

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  • Young Man, Seated, in a Velvet Beret

    1857
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917), After Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669)

    Description

    only state

    Provenance

    P. and D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd., London; 1979, sold by P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. to MFA. (Accession Date: June 20, 1979)

    Credit Line

    Lee M. Friedman Fund

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 06, one state; Delteil 13; Adhemar 11

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 11.9 x 9.5 cm (4 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.) Sheet: 16.5 x 12.3 cm (6 1/2 x 4 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    1979.288

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    Etching

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  • Self-portrait

    1857
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Markings

    Watermark: D & C Blauw

    Provenance

    Ex. coll. Viau; Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA; from whom purchased 14 purchased 1983

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 08, third state; Delteil 1

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 23 x 14.4 cm (9 1/16 x 5 11/16 in.); Sheet: 46.2 x 31 cm (18 3/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    1983.306

    Medium or Technique

    Etching and drypoint

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  • Mlle. Nathalie Wolkonska

    1860–61
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Oriental “vellum” paper

    Markings

    Atelier stamp (Lugt 657)

    Provenance

    Ex coll: Robert M. Light

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 12, second state; Delteil 8

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 12 x 8.8 cm (4 3/4 x 3 7/16 in.); Sheet: 30.7 x 21.4 cm (12 1/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    1983.316

    Medium or Technique

    Etching

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  • Marguerite De Gas, the Artist's Sister

    1860–62
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Provenance

    David David-Weill (b. 1871 - d. 1952), Paris and Neuilly-sur-Seine, France [see note 1]; between 1940 and 1944, confiscated from David David-Weill by the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg (ERR no. DW 1582) [see note 2]; after World War II, returned to David David-Weill or to his heirs and passed by descent within the family [see note 3]; May 25-26, 1971, David-Weill sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, lot 44, to C. G. Boerner (dealer), Düsseldorf; 1973, sold by Boerner to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 10, 1973) NOTES: [1] David David-Weill was a Jewish banker and art collector. Before World War II, he sent a portion of his art collection to the United States. Other portions he stored at different locations in France, keeping parts of the collection at his home in Neuilly. See Hector Feliciano, The Lost Museum: The Nazi Conspiracy to Steal the World's Greatest Works of Art (New York, 1997), pp. 86-94. [2] The ERR was the National Socialist agency responsible for confiscating art and cultural goods. Between 1940 and 1944, the ERR seized those portions of David-Weill's art collection that remained in France. This etching is very probably ERR no. DW 1582 (undated card; described as Portrait of the Artist's Sister by Degas, original etching, 3d state, Delteil 17). National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, MD, Microfilm Publication M1943, ERR Card File and Related Photographs, No. DW 1582. [3] On the return of the David-Weill collection, see Feliciano 1997 (as above, n. 1), pp. 180-181. In 1971, after the death of David-Weill's widow, over 500 objects from his collection were sold.

    Credit Line

    Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 14, fifth state; Delteil 17

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 11.6 x 8.8 cm (4 9/16 x 3 7/16 in.); Sheet (irregular): 12.5 x 11.0 cm (4 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    1973.2

    Medium or Technique

    Etching and drypoint

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  • René De Gas, the Artist's Brother

    1861–62
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Markings

    Red ink stamp "Atelier Ed Degas" on verso Blue ink stamp "H.M.P." (Henri M. Petiet)

    Provenance

    Degas estate, with the Atelier Degas stamp verso; Henri M. Petiet, Paris; purchased at PIASA auction, Paris, June 13, 2002 by Frederick Mulder and Brigitta Laube; sold to MFA December 17, 2003.

    Credit Line

    Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 15; Delteil 3; Adhémar and Cachin 21

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 8.6 x 7.3 cm (3 3/8 x 2 7/8 in.); Sheet: 23.5 x 19.4 cm (9 1/4 x 7 5/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    2003.735

    Medium or Technique

    Softground etching

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  • Manet Seated, Turned to the Right

    1864–65
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Markings

    Atelier stamp (Lugt 657)

    Provenance

    William G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); his bequest to MFA, 14 April 1960.

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 18, first state; Delteil 16

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 29.8 x 21.8 cm (11 3/4 x 8 9/16 in.) Platemark: 19.5 x 13 cm (7 11/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.257

    Medium or Technique

    Etching

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  • Edouard Manet, Bust-Length Portrait

    1864–65
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Markings

    Watermark : fragment of Arches countermark

    Provenance

    Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA; from whom purchased 14 September 1983

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 19, fourth state; Delteil 14

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 13 x 10.5 cm (5 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.) Sheet: 36 x 27 cm (14 3/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    1983.308

    Medium or Technique

    Etching, drypoint, and aquatint

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  • Alphonse Hirsch

    1875
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    One of 500 impressions taken from the plate owned by Lessing J. Rosenwald in 1959 by Arthur Flory and offered for sale through the Print Council of America

    Markings

    Circular stamp in black on verso: Printed by Arthur Flory 1959

    Credit Line

    Gift of the Print Council of America

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 21, (1959 restrike); Delteil 19

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 11.2 x 6cm (4 7/16 x 2 3/8in.); Sheet: 19.5 x 14.5 cm (7 11/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    1981.433

    Medium or Technique

    Drypoint and aquatint in brown ink

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  • Alphonse Hirsch

    1875
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Markings

    Watermark: portion of large oval containing image, perhaps a vat and a paper press

    Credit Line

    Frederick Brown Fund

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 21, second state; Delteil 19

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 11.2 x 6 cm (4 7/16 x 2 3/8 in.); Sheet: 24 x 18.5 cm (9 7/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    56.154

    Medium or Technique

    Drypoint and aquatint

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  • On Stage II

    1876
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    (1st plate)(Unique experiment)

    Signed

    Signed in the plate upper left: Degas

    Markings

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

    Provenance

    Ex coll: Robert m. Light

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 23, only state; Delteil 31

    Dimensions

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

    Accession Number

    1983.318

    Medium or Technique

    Aquatint over softground

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  • Explication des ouvrages de peinture, dessin, gravure des artistes vivants exposés dans les salons de la Société au Musée de la Ville [Pau, France], le 8 janvier 1877

    Livret du Salon 1877 avec 11 eaux-fortes de MM. Degas, Desboutin, Goeneutte, Ch. Jacque, Lapostolet, Teysonnières, &&
    On Stage III [Degas etching]

    1877
    Etched by Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917), Etched by Marcellin Gilbert Desboutin (French, 1823–1902), Etched by Norbert Goeneutte (French, 1854–1894), Etched by Charles Émile Jacque (French, 1813–1894), Etched by Charles Lapostolet (French, 1824–1890), Etched by Pierre Teyssonnières (French, born in 1834), Printer Alfred Cadart (French, 1828–1875)

    Place of Publication: Pau, France

    Description

    (Pau: F. Lalheugue, 1877) Octavo; 97 pp., plus 11 plates; original publisher’s printed tan paper wrappers.

    Original etchings and reproductions of paintings.


    Pau: F. Lalheugue, 1877

    Provenance

    Hill-Stone, Inc., New York, from whom purchased by MFA, October 26, 1994.

    Credit Line

    Gift of Alan and Marianne Schwartz (Shapero Foundation) and Curator's Discretionary Fund

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    (Degas) Reed and Shapiro 24, fifth state; Delteil 32

    Dimensions

    Overall (book): 21.8 x 14.4 x 1.4 cm (8 9/16 x 5 11/16 x 9/16 in.) Platemark (Degas): 9.8 x 12.7 cm (3 7/8 x 5 in.) Sheet (Degas): 14 x 21.6 cm (5 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    1994.242

    Medium or Technique

    Illustrated book with 11 etchings and drypoints

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  • On Stage III

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Signed in pencil, Degas (probably by Degas later in life)

    Provenance

    Purchased 13 November 1963

    Credit Line

    Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund, by exchange

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 24, state between four and five?; Delteil 32

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 9.9 x 12.7 cm (3 7/8 x 5 in.) Sheet: 18 x 24.8 cm (7 1/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

    Accession Number

    63.1637

    Medium or Technique

    Softground etching, drypoint, and roulette

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  • "The Song of the Dog"

    La Chanson Du Chien

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

    Description

    Provenance

    William G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); his gift to MFA, 1954.

    Credit Line

    Gift of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 25, one state; Delteil 48

    Dimensions

    Image: 35.5 x 23 cm (14 x 9 1/16 in.) Sheet: 37 x 26.6 cm (14 9/16 x 10 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    54.996

    Medium or Technique

    Crayon lithograph (from transfer paper)

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  • Singer at a Café-Concert

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Below signature in lower right, an erased inscription: a M. Delo[riere]

    Signed

    Signed in pencil lower right: Degas

    Provenance

    Coll: A. Barrion, A. Beurdeley

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 26, first state; Delteil 53

    Dimensions

    Image: 25 x 19 cm (9 13/16 x 7 1/2 in.); Sheet: 34.8 x 25.7 cm (13 11/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.259

    Medium or Technique

    Crayon lithograph on stone

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  • Mlle Bécat at the Cafe des Ambassadeurs: Three Motifs

    1877–78
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Provenance

    Maurice Gobin, Paris dealer (b. 1883); from whom purchased by MFA , 3 March 1927

    Credit Line

    Gift of George Peabody Gardner

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 30; Delteil 50

    Dimensions

    Images clockwise from top: 12.5 x 21.3 cm (4 15/16 x 8 3/8 in.); 16.1 x 11.6 cm (6 5/16 x 4 9/16 in.); 16.2 x 12.1 cm (6 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.); Sheet: 35.2 x 27.2 cm (13 7/8 x 10 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    27.1200

    Medium or Technique

    Lithograph transferred from three monotypes

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  • Mlle Bécat at the Café des Ambassadeurs

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

    Description

    Signed

    Signed in black chalk: Degas

    Provenance

    Alexis Rouart (1839-1911); William G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); his bequest to MFA, accessioned in 1960

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 31, one state; Delteil 49

    Dimensions

    Image: 20.4 x 19.4 cm (8 1/16 x 7 5/8 in.); Sheet: 34.4 x 27.4 cm (13 9/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.258

    Medium or Technique

    Lithograph

    Out on Loan

    On display at Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan, June 28, 2014 – September 15, 2014

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  • Two Dancers in a Rehearsal Room

    1877–78
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Executed on a daguerreotype plate (see embossed mark of maker, “Fr. Schneider…Berlin” in reverse upper right)

    Inscription

    In pencil on recto lower right: Degas (not autograph); on verso, dealers number and letter code.

    Credit Line

    Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 33, only state; Delteil 22

    Dimensions

    15.7 x 11.6 cm (6 3/16 x 4 9/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    1997.100

    Medium or Technique

    Aquatint, drypoint and scraping

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  • At the Cirque Fernando

    1879
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Object Place: France

    Description

    Provenance

    Roger Marx (Lugt 2229); Robert M Light, Boston, purchased by MFA Sept. 1983

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 36a (left subject); Delteil 46

    Dimensions

    Image: 11.9 x 16 cm (4 11/16 x 6 5/16in.); Sheet: 15.7 x 24.3 cm (6 3/16 x 9 9/16in.)

    Accession Number

    1983.311

    Medium or Technique

    Lithograph, transferred from two monotypes

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  • At the Theater: Woman with a Fan

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

    Description

    Provenance

    By 1937, W. G. Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; 1960, bequest of W. G. Russell Allen to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1960)

    Credit Line

    Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 37, one state; Delteil 56

    Dimensions

    Image: 23.2 x 20 cm (9 1/8 x 7 7/8 in.) Sheet: 35 x 27 cm (13 3/4 x 10 5/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    60.260

    Medium or Technique

    Crayon lithograph from transfer paper

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  • The Actress Ellen Andrée

    1879
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Markings

    Watermark: fragment of ARCHES

    Provenance

    Alexis Rouart (Lugt 2187A); Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA; from whom purchased by MFA. (Accession date: September 14, 1983)

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 40, third state; Delteil 20

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 11.3 x 7.9 cm (4 7/16 x 3 1/8 in.); Sheet: 21.9 x 15.8 cm (8 5/8 x 6 1/4 in.)

    Accession Number

    1983.317

    Medium or Technique

    Drypoint

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  • Leaving the Bath

    1879–80
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Inscription

    Atelier stamp, verso; ex. coll. John Talleur.

    Provenance

    Degas Atelier; John Talleur; purchased 24 June 1998

    Credit Line

    Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 42 xvii; Delteil 39 xvii

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 12.7 x 12.7 cm (5 x 5 in.) Sheet: 17.8 x 23.5 cm (7 x 9 1/4 in.)

    Accession Number

    1998.66

    Medium or Technique

    Drypoint and aquatint

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  • Leaving the Bath

    1879–80
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Markings

    Watermark: numeral 2; Atelier stamp on verso (Lugt 657)

    Provenance

    November 22-23, 1918, Degas atelier sale, Galerie Manzi-Joyant, Paris. 1953, sold by Gutekunst & Klipstein, Switzerland, to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 14, 1953)

    Credit Line

    Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 42 ix; Delteil 39

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 12.7 x 12.7 cm (5 x 5 in.); Sheet: 29.7 x 21.6 cm (11 11/16 x 8 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    53.485

    Medium or Technique

    Drypoint and aquatint

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  • Dancers in the Wings

    1879–80
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Markings

    Watermark: fragment of ARCHES; Atelier stamp on verso (Lugt 657)

    Credit Line

    Lee M. Friedman Fund

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 47, eighth state; Delteil 26; Adhemar and Cachin 28

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 14 x 10.3 cm (5 1/2 x 4 1/16 in.); Sheet: 37.1 x 27.3cm (14 5/8 x 10 3/4in.)

    Accession Number

    1979.289

    Medium or Technique

    Etching, aquatint, and drypoint

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  • Dancers in the Wings

    1879–80
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Plate corners have been rounded

    Credit Line

    Anonymous gift

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 47, ninth state, plate canceled; Delteil 26

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 14 x 10.3 cm (5 1/2 x 4 1/16 in.); Sheet: 34.5 x 27 cm (13 9/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    1985.59

    Medium or Technique

    Etching, aquatint and drypoint

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  • Dancers in the Wings

    1879–80
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Markings

    Watermark: PA/A.SA; Atelier stamp (Lugt 657)

    Credit Line

    Lee M. Friedman Fund

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 47, third state; Delteil 26; Adhemar 28

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 14 x 10.3 cm (5 1/2 x 4 1/16 in.); Sheet: 27 x 20.2 cm (10 5/8 x 7 15/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    1979.396

    Medium or Technique

    Etching, aquatint, and drypoint

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  • At the Café des Ambassadeurs

    1879–80
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Markings

    Watermark: VAN GELDER; Atelier stamp (Lugt 657)

    Provenance

    Elizabeth Paine Metcalf; her gift to MFA, 22 Januray 1986

    Credit Line

    Gift of Elizabeth Paine Metcalf

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 49, second state; Delteil 27

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 26.6 x 29.6 cm (10 1/2 x 11 5/8 in.); Sheet: 31.8 x 39.3cm (12 1/2 x 15 1/2in.)

    Accession Number

    1985.960

    Medium or Technique

    Etching, softground, drypoint, and aquatint

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  • Mary Cassatt at the Louvre: The Etruscan Gallery

    1879–80
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Provenance

    1996 Year-End Gift

    Credit Line

    Anonymous gift

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 51, ninth state, from canceled plate; Delteil 30

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 26.8 x 23.5 cm (10 9/16 x 9 1/4 in.); Sheet: 32.1 x 25cm (12 5/8 x 9 13/16in.)

    Accession Number

    1996.448

    Medium or Technique

    Softground etching, drypoint, aquatint, and etching

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  • Mary Cassatt at the Louvre: The Etruscan Gallery

    1879–80
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Markings

    Watermark: fragment of ARCHES

    Provenance

    Alexis Rouart (Lugt 2187A). Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA; from whom purchased, 14 September 1983

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 51, seventh state; Delteil 30

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 26.7 x 23.2 cm (10 1/2 x 9 1/8 in.); Sheet: 42.0 x 31.0 (16 9/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    1983.310

    Medium or Technique

    Soft ground etching, drypoint, aquatint and etching

    Out on Loan

    On display at Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, June 11, 2015 – September 27, 2015

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  • Mary Cassatt at the Louvre: The Paintings Gallery

    1879–80
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Markings

    Watermark: HALLINES and fragment of shield; Atelier stamp (Lugt 657)

    Provenance

    Degas Atelier (Lugt 657, stamp, verso); Robert M. Light (California); sold to MFA 9/14/83

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 52, fifth state; Delteil 29

    Dimensions

    Platemark: 30.5 x 12.6 cm (12 x 4 15/16 in.); Sheet: 36 x 22.8 cm (14 3/16 x 9 in.)

    Accession Number

    1983.309

    Medium or Technique

    Etching,softground etching, aquatint and drypoint

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  • Study for a Program for an Artistic Evening

    1884
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Provenance

    1984, sold by Hill-Stone, Inc., New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 11, 1984)

    Credit Line

    Lee M. Friedman Fund

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 53, fourth state; Delteil 40; Adhemar 55; Moses 36

    Dimensions

    Platemark (including bevel): 25 x 32 cm (9 13/16 x 12 5/8 in.); Sheet: 28.8 x 40 cm (11 5/16 x 15 3/4 in.)

    Accession Number

    1984.140

    Medium or Technique

    Softground etching and drypoint (roulette)

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  • Program for the Soirée Artistique

    1884
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Provenance

    C. G. Boerner (dealer), Düsseldorf. 1984, sold by Hill-Stone, Inc., New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 11, 1984)

    Credit Line

    Lee M. Friedman Fund

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 54, one state; Delteil 58; Adhemar 56

    Dimensions

    Image: 25 x 32 cm (9 13/16 x 12 5/8 in.); Sheet: 27.7 x 38.6 cm (10 7/8 x 15 3/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    1984.141

    Medium or Technique

    Transfer lithograph

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  • Nude Woman Standing, Drying Herself

    1891–92
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Provenance

    Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA; from whom purchased, 14 September 1983

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 61, fourth state; Delteil 65

    Dimensions

    Image: 33 x 24.5 cm (13 x 9 5/8 in.); Sheet: 45.5 x 29.3 cm (17 15/16 x 11 9/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    1983.313

    Medium or Technique

    Lithograph, transfer from monotype, crayon, tusche, and scraping

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  • After the Bath III

    1891–92
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Signed

    In pencil lower right: Degas

    Provenance

    Purchased 13 February 1958

    Credit Line

    Lee M. Friedman Fund

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    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 65, first state; Delteil 63

    Dimensions

    Image: 25 x 23 cm (9 13/16 x 9 1/16 in.); Stonemark (first state): 31.2 x 26.2 cm (12 5/16 x 10 5/16 in.); Sheet: 37.2 x 31.5 cm (14 5/8 x 12 3/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    58.46

    Medium or Technique

    Lithograph, transfer, and crayon

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  • After the Bath III

    1891–92
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Markings

    On verso, brown collector's stamp: WB or BW? Not in Lugt

    Provenance

    David Tunick, Inc., New York; from whom purchased by Sallie and Rob Bass, Cambridge, MA, February 27, 1976; by whom given to the MFA, March 24, 2004

    Credit Line

    Gift of Sallie and Rob Bass in recognition of the scholarship of Barbara Stern Shapiro

    Details

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    Reed and Shapiro 65, second state

    Dimensions

    Image: 24.4 x 23.1 cm (9 5/8 x 9 1/8 in.); Sheet: 31.2 x 30.2 cm (12 5/16 x 11 7/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    2004.144

    Medium or Technique

    Lithograph

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  • After the Bath (large version)

    1891–92
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    Provenance

    Purchased 13 October 1982

    Credit Line

    Lee M. Friedman Fund

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 66, fifth state; Delteil 64

    Dimensions

    Image: 30 x 31 cm (11 13/16 x 12 3/16 in.); Stonemark (from a second stone): 30 x 34 cm (11 13/16 x 13 3/8 in.); Sheet: 41 x 48.9 cm (16 1/8 x 19 1/4in.)

    Accession Number

    1982.616

    Medium or Technique

    Lithograph, transfer, and crayon

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  • After the Bath (large version)

    1891–92
    Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917)

    Description

    unique impression of the fourth state

    Markings

    Atelier stamp (Lugt 657)

    Provenance

    Degas Atelier (Lugt 657); to Lockhart (Not in Lugt); to Robert M. Light (Santa Barbara, CA); sold by Robert M. Light to MFA. (Accession Date: September 14, 1983)

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Reed and Shapiro 66, fourth state; Delteil 64

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 27.7 x 36 cm (10 7/8 x 14 3/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    1983.312

    Medium or Technique

    Transfer and crayon lithograph

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