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Inscription

lower right with atelier stamp: Degas

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Provenance

Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas [1834-1917], the artist, Paris; (Degas sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 6-8 May 1918, no. 86); purchased by Jacques Seligmann [1858-1923], Paris, for his private collection; (Seligmann sale, American Art Galleries, New York, 27 January 1921, no. 45); purchased by (Scott & Fowles); sold to Henry D. Hughes, Philadelphia; on consignment with (Marie Sterner Galleries); sold 10 November 1928 to Chester Dale [1882-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1930
Cent ans de peinture française, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 1930, no. 12, as Jeune femme assise.
1931
Degas and his Tradition, Museum of French Art, New York, 1931, no. 3
1931
Degas, Portraitiste, Sculpteur, Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris, 1931, no. 50
1959
Masterpieces of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Painting, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
2010
From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, January 2010-January 2012, unnumbered catalogue, repro.

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.
1962
Boggs, Jean Sutherland. Portraits by Degas. Univ. of California, 1962:122, repro. pl. 91.
1965
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 77, repro.
1965
Frankfurter, Alfred. "How Great is the Dale Collection?" Art News 64 (May 1965):40-43, 51-53, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 39
1966
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 2:440, color repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 31, repro.
1974
Reff, Theodore. "The Degas of Detroit." Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts 53 (1974):35-36, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 98, repro.
1979
Watson, Ross. The National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1979: 115, pl. 101.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 480, no. 709, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 119, repro.

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