Overview

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Inscription

lower left signature stamp in red (Lugt 658); lower center verso Degas atelier stamp in red (Lugt 657); in later hand, across center verso: 1266 / p[?] 888

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

Atelier Degas, Vente 2:190; Durand-Ruel, Paris; Myron Hofer, Washington; gift to NGA, 1945.

Exhibition History
1984
Degas: The Dancers, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1984-1985, no. 29, repro.
2012
Impressionism: Pastels, Watercolors, Drawings. Albertina, Vienna, 2012 (not in catalogue).
2014
Degas's Little Dancer. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2014-2015, fig. 5, brochure.
Bibliography
1946
Lemoisne, Paul André. Degas et son oeuvre. 4 vols. Paris: Arts et metiers graphiques, 1946-1949. Vols. 2 and 3, 1946. Reprinted in 5 vols., New York and London, 1984.
1949
Browse, Lillian. Degas Dancers. London, 1949, 368, p. 90.
1984
Lemoisne, Paul-André. Degas et son Oeuvre. 5 vols. New York, 1984: 2: 532-533, no. 912.
1984
Shackelford, George. Degas: The Dancers. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1984: no. 29, repro.
1994
Dumas, Ann. "'Dancer Seen from Behind' by Edgar Degas: A Classical Drawing by a Master of Modernity." Porticus: Journal of the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester XVII-XIX (1994-1996): 23-24, repro. 22.
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