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lower right: Degas

Provenance

(Degas atelier sale number 1, 6-8 May 1918, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, no. 5, as Achille et le Bucéphale). Dr. Hans Graber [1886-1956], Morcote, by 1951.[1] (Walter Hugelshofer, Zurich); (M. Knoedler and Co., New York) on joint account with (Pinakos, Inc., [Rudolf Heinemann], New York) from October 1956;[2] Lore Heinemann [Mrs. Rudolf J. Heinemann], New York; bequest 1997 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1951
Degas, Kunstmuseum Bern, 1951-1952, no. 4.
1958
An Exhibition of Works by Edgard Hilaire Germain Degas 1834-1917, Los Angeles County Museum, 1958, no. 8.
1998
Degas at the Races, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1998, no. 6, repro.
2014
Degas: Klassik und Experiment, Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, 2014-2015, no. 86, repro.
2015
Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art, Minneapolis Institute of Art; National Gallery, London, 2015-2016, no. 57, repro.
2016
Degas, A New Vision, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2016 (shown only in Melbourne).
Bibliography
1959
Apollo (December 1959): cover repro.
1984
Lemoisne, Paul-André. Degas et son oeuvre. 5 vols. New York and London, 1984:II:no. 91.
1998
Degas at the Races. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1998: no. 6.
2017
Hoenigswald, Ann, and Kimberly A. Jones. "The Question of Finish in the Work of Edgar Degas." In Degas, Daphne Barbour and Suzanne Quillen Lomax, eds. Facture. Conservation, Science, Art History 3 (2017): 20-49, esp. 25, 27, 41, fig. 2.
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