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image of Woman Viewed from Behind (Visit to a Museum) Edgar Degas (artist)
French, 1834 - 1917
Woman Viewed from Behind (Visit to a Museum), c. 1879-1885
oil on canvas
overall: 81.3 x 75.6 cm (32 x 29 3/4 in.) framed: 114.3 x 107.9 x 11.1 cm (45 x 42 1/2 x 4 3/8 in.)
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon
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From the Tour: Edgar Degas
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Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas [1830-1917], Paris, the artist; (Degas sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 11 December 1918, no. 20). Mme. Friedmann, Paris, by 1935;[1] by inheritance to Mme René Dujarric de la Rivière, Boulogne, France, by 1960.[2] (Wildenstein and Co., New York); sold 1973 to Mr. Paul Mellon, Upperville, VA; gift 1985 to NGA.

[1]Published as Friedmann collection by Riviere 1935, p. 24. [2]Per label on back, lent by Mme R. Dujarric de la Rivière to 1960 exhibition at Durand-Ruel. Relationship between Mme Friedmann and Mme Dujarric according to Wildenstein précis dated 1973, in NGA curatorial files.

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