lower left in graphite by unknown hand: Le Lever (1ͤ planche)1ͤ ͬ Etat
Marks and Labels
lower right stamped in red: ATELIER / ED. DEGAS (Lugt 657); verso stamped in black ink: [mark of Richard H Zinser (Lugt 5581)]
Estate of the artist (Lugt 657); (his sale, Galerie Manzi-Joyant, Paris, 22-23 November, 1918, one of lots 149-152). Richard Zinzer, Forest Hills, NY (Lugt 5581); by descent; (C. G. Boerner, New York); purchased 2018 by NGA.
- Edgar Degas: The Painter as Printmaker, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Hayward Gallery, London, 1984 - 1985, no. 64 Ia.
- Delteil, Loys. Le peintre-graveur illustre. 31 vols. Paris: Published by the author, 1906-1926. Reprint. New York: Collectors Editions, Da Capo Press, 1969. Vol. 30 (Albert Besnard) is by Louis Godefroy: 60, ii/vi.
- Reed, Sue Welsh and Barbara Stern Shapiro. Edgar Degas: The Painter as Printmaker. Boston, 1984: no. 64, i/v (variant).